Neodymium - Periodic Table of Videos
The team at periodicvideos has created a TED-Ed Lesson for every element of the periodic table. Today, we will talk about neodymium, an element used in certain laser pointers which, according to the professor, are great gifts for those turning 60!
In the USA, neodymium-iron-boron (NIB) magnets have been used to check for counterfeit currency. These NIB magnets are powerful enough to detect the magnetic particles in the ink used to print real bank notes.