The world is running out of phosphorus. And that's a really bad thing

It's time to buy a lot of candles. And if we light them with matches, it will only be possible because of the anniversary in question. It's happy 350th birthday to the discovery of phosphorus, an element that is essential for life as we know it.

The world is running out of phosphorus. And that's a really bad thing

350 years after its discovery a biologically vital element is in short supply. Petr Kilian, from Scotland's University of St Andrews, explains.

Sun 13 Jan 19 from Cosmos Magazine

Phosphorus: 350 years after its discovery, this vital element is running out

It's time to buy a lot of candles. And if we light them with matches, it will only be possible because of the anniversary in question. It's happy 350th birthday to the discovery of phosphorus, ...

Thu 10 Jan 19 from Phys.org

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