42 - Precious Metals

31:29
 
Share
 

Manage episode 240699950 series 2460256
By WNYC & Complexly and WNYC. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Almost all of human culture and economics is structured around a handful of pretty metals that we have arbitrarily assigned value to!

Follow us on Twitter @SciShowTangents, where we’ll tweet out topics for upcoming episodes and you can ask the science couch questions!

If you want to learn more about any of our main topics, check out this episode's page at scishowtangents.org!

50 episodes