From Periodic Videos.
An extensive video about Californium, which reportedly costs up to $27m per gram. We go to where it’s made in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
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This video features Professor Martyn Poliakoff at the University of Nottingham.
And Julie Ezold and Rose Boll at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
Oak Ridge National Laboratory: https://www.ornl.gov
Also thanks to Andrew Gaunt for providing photos relating to the paper "Isolation and characterization of a californium metallocene": https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-04027-8
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