Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Unobtainium

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Sci Fi/Sci Fact: Unobtainium

The mineral Unobtanium is the main plot driver in the first Avatar movie, as an unethical corporation seeks to destroy a civilisation to get their hands on it.

MacDiarmid Institute Co-Director and Auckland University physics professor, Nicola Gaston talks to Bryan Crump about the similarities between Unobtainium and the theoretical possibilities of solid hydrogen.

Professor Nicola Gaston talks to Bryan Crump

June 3, 2024