23 Aug 2019

Element of the Week Silicon

From Nights, 8:08 pm on 23 August 2019

To mark 2019 as the year of the Periodic Table, RNZ Nights has teamed up with the MacDiarmid Institute to bring you Element of The Week. Tonight, Ben Mallett a scientist with the Photon Factory which is part of the Physics Department at Auckland University, introduces us to the element silicon and the reason for tonight's sonic tonic dedicated to sand.