About the Holmium Zone

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Holmium, pronounced [hol-me-um], is a rare element, and the 67th element in the periodic table.

Holmium is a very soft silvery metal that has the highest magnetic strength of all metals. Therefore, it is used to create the strongest artificial magnets.

This is a general science zone, where we will meet five researchers from completely different areas of science.

This is a general science zone, where we will meet five researchers from completely different areas of science.

There is a scientist discovering the mysteries of the surface of water using supercomputers, one designing lasers, and one working on how to spot and target cancer cells before the tumour spreads. There is also a scientist working on animals’ and people’s eyes, and another understanding why we need males and females for sexual reproduction.

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