Bronze

Following on from last months Olympic frenzy and like a good Chemist I felt I couldn't leave my Olympic postings on Silver and Gold by themselves. I needed to finish the mini series... So here is it - Bronze. Incidentally, in the Chemistry Olympiad (a competition organised by the RSC or Royal Society of Chemistry), third prize is Copper and not Bronze ..... but that is for another debate! Bronze has a whole ear of human history named after it - the bronze ...