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Gold

Duration:
18 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 26 April 2013

Gold - what is it about this rare, inert metal which has captivated us for thousands of years? The answers may not be what you might think. Mike Williams explores our obsession with gold. He looks at chemistry, Einstein's theory of relativity and the many myths and mystery of glorious gold.

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