One Hundred And Ninety Seven Billion Quid’s Worth Of Gold

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The charming and ebulliently coiffed University of Nottingham Professor Martyn Poliakoff from The Periodic Table Of Videos takes us on a visit to the Bank Of England bullion vault.

Lamenting the fact – true chemist that he is – that all this gold could be doing something much more interesting than just lying around: like taking part in interesting chemical reactions.

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