With Rio’s Olympics being 51% over budget, costing roughly $4.6 billion, it actually makes sense for why they don’t use much gold in the Olympic gold medals.
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Aluminum (or aluminium) is the world’s most common metal by crustal abundance, making up 8.2% of mass. Aluminum was not isolated all the way until 1827.
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Nuclear power accounts for 5.7% of the world’s energy and 13% of the world’s electricity. Uranium, used in nuclear power, is a relatively clean source of energy that does not...