March 29th, 2012

Why Is Erbium So Important to the Internet?

By Douglas Clark | Comments (0)
Erbium What makes erbium so important for websites like YouTube and ChEnected? The professor goggles up to explore this silvery white element and its applications as he continues his journey through the periodic table. Check out the video in the panel at right to learn about the role it plays in our lives every day.

What other seemingly exotic elements keep the Internet running?

Photo: Wikipedia

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