I have a student that I teach remotely that asks an inordinate amount of excellent questions. Here is my response to his most recent.
Did you know that digital watches are powered by a 0.3 mm quartz crystal and a miniature set of tuning forks?! Dr. Bill Hammack, the Engineer Guy, calls quartz resonance the key invention of the modern industrial age because it has allowed precise timekeeping.
Light, infinitely useful, and super abundant, element #13 is perhaps the metal we interact with the most on a daily basis. It also happens to be one of the most common element in the earth’s. Aluminum is one of the most recycled substances on the planet, too. Aluminum cans, window frames, even cars are pounded […]