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CONNECT - Metals
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Quentin Cooper reviews the evolution of metals
Wednesday 16 July 2003 9.00-9.30pm

In 1700 there were only 12 known metals. Today there are 86 and counting. That's because new ones are continually being developed and old ones improved.

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Quentin Cooper reviews the evolution of metals since the discovery of copper in pre-biblical times, and looks at the way science and technology are continually upgrading what many of us take for granted.
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