IYPT 2019 Elements 026: Iron: Blood, Mars, and magnetic fields

Element 26 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is iron – found in our blood, on the Red Planet, and also responsible for our own planet’s magnetic field. Blood’s red colour comes from the iron-containing haemoglobin. It’s not just the colour of blood that haemoglobin contributes; it’s also responsible for ferrying oxygen […]

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