Why Are Rare Earth Metals So Important?

It’s weapons again, stupid…

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And cellphones, and almost any electronic device you use these days. With the IOT, your fridge is being re-stocked — and that needs rare earths. Alexa and her cohort thrive on them to speak to you. Electric cars too. And think about almost anything with an electric motor: vibrators anyone?

Why are rare earths are in…

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