Monthly Archives: June 2012

Short videos about Silver and Gold

In the run up to Wellcome Elements tonight we have a couple more videos about silver and gold. A little electrochemistry that helps you at home: And another one about how to dissolve gold using mercury and aqua regia. Only … Continue reading

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A Short Video about Tin for Wellcome Elements 2012

In preparation for the hi-jinks on June 22nd at the Wellcome Collection, here’s a short brain dump of why I think tin, element number 50, is one of the most remarkable elements around.

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Wellcome Elements – Gold Silver Copper and Tin

It’s 2012 and Hugh Aldersey-Williams and I have been co-curating another unique one night only event at the Wellcome Collection, Euston Road London on Friday 22 June 2012 from 7 – 11 pm. If the last two metals don’t immediately … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season to spell Turing!

Last year, my seven year old son got interested in the idea of codes. He heard about Alan Turing and we went to the Turing Museum at Bletchley where he read the story of the capture of an Enigma machine … Continue reading

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