A podcast about life, the universe and anthropology produced by David Boarder Giles, Timothy Neale, Cameo Dalley, Mythily Meher and Matt Barlow. Each episode features an anthropologist or two in conversation, discussing anthropology and what it has to tell us in the twenty-first century. This podcast is made in partnership with the American Anthropological Association and with support from the Faculty of Arts & Education at Deakin University.
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What is denser than a diamond and is extremely ductile? PLATINUM. Once tossed away to be believed un-ripened silver that noble metal has become a popular choice in jewelry design. Learn about its discovery and its out of this world origins. 00:00:00 Dubba-dub-dub-dub 00:14:00 The game plan with the podcast 03:50:00 Garden Woes 05:54:00 So Platinum. . . how did it get its name? 06:13:00 Platinum’s discovery 08:22:00 Platinum group of metals 10:05:00 Studying the properties of platinum 13:36:00 First reference of platinum 15:12:00 The heaviness of platinum 15:47:00 Platinum is very ductile 16:19:00 Malleability 16:36:00 Durability 18:33:00 Melting point 19:43:00 Mining platinum 20:52:00 WWII 22:05:00 How did it get here? 22:43:00 The moon 22:58:00 Platinum in the Earth’s crust 24:19:00 Producing pure platinum 26:06:00 Platinum in jewelry 26:51:00 Other usages for platinum 27:28:00 Platinum vs. Gold $$$