IYPT 2019 Elements 027: Cobalt: Pigments, jet engines, and sterilisation

Element 27 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is cobalt, found in pigments, jet engines, and used in the sterilisation of medical equipment. If you’re ever dabbled in painting or pottery-making, you may have come across the shade cobalt blue. It’s, as the name suggests, a blue pigment which is both used […]