What’s the first thing you do when you walk in a dark room? Turn on the light! But what makes the light bulb emit light? The answer is tungsten. This lesson will help you understand the definition, properties, and uses for this useful element.
Tungsten is an element that gets very little attention in day-to-day life, but this important element is used for everything from the household incandescent light bulb to radiation shielding. It has the chemical abbreviation W and atomic number 74, and tungsten is one of the elements known by it Latin name – in this case, wolfram, hence the reason for its chemical abbreviation.
W Resources Plc (LON:WRES) engages in the exploration and development of tungsten, tin, copper, and gold properties.