Where do nature's building blocks, called the elements, come from? They're the hidden ingredients of everything in our world, from the carbon in our bodies to the metals in our smartphones. To unlock their secrets, David Pogue, technology columnist and lively host of NOVA's popular "Making Stuff" series, spins viewers through the world of weird, extreme chemistry: the strongest acids, the deadliest poisons, the universe's most abundant elements, and the rarest of the rare—substances cooked up in atom smashers that flicker into existence for only fractions of a second. What's that gorilla doing there? And how come rare earths, the metals that make our gadgets go, aren't that rare at all? Cerium, lanthanum, praseodymium.
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You should always be very suspicious when a team of archeologists with a TV production team finds something new and revolutionary on the exact topic they were making a TV program about Seems a bit too convenient! Especially when the evidence is a muddy hole nearly the same shape and size as a rock miles away Oh, and look - it just so happens to be on the only farm you could get permission to dig on! Professor of British Later Prehistory.
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