Cobalt is a tricksy little element, which means the scientists who’ve dealt with it the most are some of the cleverest people to have ever walked the Earth.
From freeways to firefights to unfathomable depths, vanadium can often be found quietly doing the hardest work.
Titanium is an element valued as much for its beauty as its strength — provided you can find a genuine sample of the stuff.
Stories of turning flesh to stone — and vice versa — are common in mythology. With calcium, we see how those same transitions can happen in the real world.