About Critical Materials
Critical materials are found in many commonly used tools, including batteries, cell phones and vehicles.
- 10 things you didn't know about critical materials
- Rare Earths -- The Fraternal Fifteen
- CMI factsheet
- What would we do without rare earths?
- The Ames Laboratory channel on YouTube
- Timelines related to rare earth elements and materials
- Other sources of information about rare earths:
- GE: Understanding rare earth metals, includes links to a whitepaper "Understanding the Rare Earth Materials Crisis" and "Rare Earths FAQs"
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology: a comprehensive background on rare earth elements
- Rare Earth Technology Alliance: Infographic What Are Rare Earths? describes economic impact of rare earth elements
- Visual Capitalist: Infographic Rare Earth Elements: The Technology Elements identifies the rare earth elements, where they can be found, and how they are used
- TEDx Periodic Videos: Graphic of periodic table, where the image for every element links to a video about that element
- Prices: Ucore offers an app for current prices of rare earth elements: http://ucore.com/apps
- Recent Critical Materials-Themed Books