Aoibhinn Ní Shúilleabháin, Kathriona Devereux and Jonathan McCrea present some of the most exciting and topical Irish scientific research.
Series 5, Episode 3 – Metals
They’re in everything from your phone to your shower, and from your toothpaste to cream to soothe your baby’s bum! Metals that are extracted from the ground underpin every aspect of lives and Ireland is internationally renowned as a resource of metals and minerals. In Episode Three, we dig into the geology of what’s here and why, and find out about the technology and techniques used to locate and safely extract them from the ground.