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Elements of Webb: Beryllium Part-2

Utah is home to many valuable materials – copper, magnesium, uranium, gold and silver. But most of the world’s beryllium is mined here. And engineers chose beryllium for Webb’s mirrors because it is lightweight, it is strong and it is dimensionally stable.

Learn more about where the beryllium for Webb’s mirrors originated in this episode of Elements.

Publish Date
Run Time 00:03:36
Topic Kids
Series Elements of Webb
Episode Episode 5
Video Quality HD
Rating TV-G