Crystals: animal, vegetable or mineral?
Presenter: Stephen Hyde
Published: June 2015
Age: 14-19 and upwards
Views: 847 views
Source/institution: Royal Society
Stephen Hyde is Professor in the Department of Applied Mathematics and the Research School of Physics and Engineering at the Australian National University in Canberra. Taking the popular children’s game as a starting point, he asks whether crystalline forms are animal, vegetable or mineral – the answer may surprise you.