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Terbium - 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. In this video, discover terbium from the Ytterby quarry in Sweden.

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Check out this video of the Periodic Table of Videos' road trip to Ytterby.
For all the basics about terbium, check out the Visual Elements Periodic Table.
For amazing photos and facts about terbium, check out The Elements by Theodore Gray.
The alloy of terbium, named terfenol, has the unusual property of expanding and contracting when exposed to magnetic fields. For this reason, it is used in actuators, naval sonar systems, and sensors.
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