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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