IYPT 2019 Elements 036: Krypton: Lighting, the metre, and nuclear facilities

Element 35 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is krypton. Used in high-speed flash photography, krypton also has a link to the definition of the metre and can help detect covert nuclear facilities. One of krypton’s common everyday uses is in some types of photographic flashes, particularly those for high-speed photography. It’s also […]