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Cerium - Periodic Table of Videos

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For all the basics about cerium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about cerium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
How are nanoparticles made? This video shows how by using supercritical water.
Nowadays, cerium oxide is also used in so-called “self-cleaning” ovens. It is incorporated into the walls and catalyses the oxidation of cooking residues, which are mainly carbon.
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Do you know which other elements are named after astronomical objects? What is you favourite astronomical object and could you name an element after it?
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