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Beryllium - Periodic Table of Videos

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The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. This one is about beryllium. So, don't lick your fingers!

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For more on the basics of beryllium, check this out.
For all the beryllium facts you never thought you needed to know, take a look at The Elements by Theodore Gray.
Because it is so light, beryllium is used as a structural material in high-speed aircraft, missiles, spacecraft and communication satellites.  It was also used extensively in the space shuttle.
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