The Search For Rare Earths | Treasure Hunters | Spark
RARE EARTHS – What are they; why are they needed and why are they so RARE? Cellphones, flat-screen color LED TVs; battery operated vehicles and SUPER magnets are just a few of the uses of RARE EARTH metals. Watch and Learn – amazing stuff!
For thousands of years, they lay dormant in the soil until suddenly, they became the driving force behind a technical revolution: rare earths. Researchers drill for new deposits and find more environmentally friendly ways of processing the materials. A fascinating glimpse at cutting-edge research that could make our green technologies of the future even greener.
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