IYPT 2019 Elements 013: Aluminium: Drinks cans and aeroplanes

The thirteenth element in our International year of the Periodic Table series is aluminium. The most abundant metal in Earth’s crust, aluminium finds use in drinks cans, aluminium foil, and aeroplane construction. Aluminium is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust, at 8.1% by mass. However, its higher reactivity compared to other metals like […]


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