Sunday, January 6, 2019

Fact of the Day: Bronze

Before the use of iron/steel, mankind used bronze after realizing that mixing a bit of tin with copper as an alloy would make the metal far stronger and more useful. 

10 comments:

  1. A great invention and it's very pretty too.

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  2. Glad they did that. Hugs...RO

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  3. Sure does the trick, I think it is bronze that germs don't stick to easily too.

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  4. A very attractive metal, as metals go.

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  5. A great invention for its time.

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  6. Is that "Turnip Top" in bronze?
    He'd really make a good door knocker.

    Thank God you, Adam, are not working for the Federal Government.
    What is that idiot doing to the innocent workers?
    And then on this morning's news here in Australia, he says that his "wall" proposal has their total support.!!!!!!!!
    What planet does this clown live on? Maybe planet "Lubbock" !!!!
    Your "fool" is the World's most dangerous creature - makes Adolf Hitler, Heinrich Himmler, Joe Stalin and his gang, Mao and his mob plus Genghis Khan - all thrown in together look like the bloody 12 Apostles!
    Colin

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  7. I've often wondered about how bronze came to be, but obviously not enough to look it up. Thanks, Adam.

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  8. When I think back over human history, it's amazing how mankind has progressed. I wish I could be here in 100 years to see what has happened, as knowledge expands almost exponentially.

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