Lithium is the lightest metal in the universe. It is found throughout the natural world above and below sea level, with large deposits in the USA, Canada, South America and South West Africa.

It’s been known in scientific circles in the west for about 200 years and was first put to use commercially 90 years ago.

Since then it has been used more and more – because aside from anything else, it is simply a great improver of things – whether it be making face powder and cosmetics that are more absorbent, or building aircraft that’s lighter and more efficient, or making rockets that go much faster, or…. making the batteries that we put in your Bladefish; batteries that are much, much better than what we had before…