IYPT 2019 Elements 014: Silicon: Electronic devices, glass, and lubricants

Element number 14 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is silicon. The second most abundant element in the Earth’s crust, silicon is found in almost all electronic devices, glass, and in some lubricants. Sand is silicon dioxide, and is the principal ingredient in glass. There’s more discussion of the different types of […]

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