“This is extraordinary—lead levels correlate with the transition of kings.”
Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings: HT
“This is extraordinary—lead levels correlate with the transition of kings.”
My story on how an ice core and historical records track medieval lead pollution
This is an amazing story: the political business cycle of English kingship drove silver mining (e.g. new kings minted coins), which produced lead pollution that blew as far as Switzerland.
Lead pollution and midieval kings? Who knew. Coronavirus is not the only science story that matters.
Lead pollution in ancient ice cores may track the rise and fall of medieval kings