The Periodic Table of the Elements in Danger
BBC Science Focus
Artwork for BBC Science Focus.
The piece is a visual exploration of the periodic table and the under threat elements.
«The substances depicted have been used to make everything from rocket fuel to raincoats, but our over-reliance on some – especially those used in smartphones – is starting to put a strain on resources.» (BBC Science Focus).
For each element the following data have been visualized: total abundance on Earth, scarcity, price per kg, state at room temperature and part of the smartphone the element is used in.
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