Friday, September 10, 2010

Securing the Supply of Rare Earths

In the cover story from the Aug. 30 issue of Chemical and Engineering News, reporter Mitch Jacoby writes about how green-energy and high-tech industries are growing anxious over China's monopoly on these valuable resources. Jacoby talks with Ames Laboratory senior metallurgist Karl Gschneidner, metallurgist Iver Anderson and Ames Lab Director Alex King as well as experts from industry and other research institutions. (go to article)