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Nottingham element: Nobby Greens

Nobby Greens is a Nottinghamshire colloquialism referring to the vegetable Brussel Sprouts.

Most commonly used when discussing Christmas dinner in the region.

Scientific element: Niobium

Niobium has an atomic number of 41. This shiny white member of the metallic elements was discovered in 1801 by Charles Hatchett in a sample of the ore columbite and he named the element columbium,

Its current name was adopted in 1950.


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