IYPT 2019 Elements 037: Rubidium: GPS, solar cells, and locating tumours

Element 37 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is rubidium. Used in GPS satellites and in some types of perovskite solar cells, one of its isotopes can also be used to locate and image brain tumours. Rubidium is at the more reactive end of group 1 of the periodic table. This means […]