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Nottingham element: Robin Hood

Outlaw, visionary and bane of the establishment, everyone knows the tale of Nottingham's hero Robin Hood - who stole from the rich to give to the poor.

Robin Hood is one of the world’s best loved folk heroes, and Nottinghamshire is proud to be the motherland of this spirited outlaw. Uniting universal themes of adventure, altruism and rebellion, his adventures have been retold down the generations, from medieval ballads to Hollywood blockbusters.

Scientific element: Rhodium

It is a rare, silvery-white, hard, corrosion-resistant, and chemically inert transition metal.

It is a noble metal and a member of the platinum group.

It has only one naturally occurring isotope.

It is one of the rarest elements.

It was discovered in 1803 by William Hyde Wollaston.

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