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Nottingham element: Dobby

A popular game with children across the UK, probably more widely known as ‘Tag’ or ‘Tig’, but in Nottingham if you are chasing each other and trying to catch someone who will then be ‘it’ you are definitely playing Dobby.


Scientific element: Dubnium

Dubnium is highly radioactive

Dubnium was named after the town in the Soviet Union where a team of researchers first synthesized a sample. 

Dubnium does not occur naturally and can only be produced artificially.

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