SciFri Snack: The Low Price of Platinum by Scifri published on 2012/05/01 14:23:43 +0000 Platinum is useful in electronics. The problem, it is extremely rare and at around $1500 an ounce, one of the most expensive metals on the planet. But Eric Anderson, the co-founder of Planetary Resources has a solution to platinum scarcity on earth. It involves robots, mining and asteroids. To hear the entire interview, listen now on our website http://tiny.cc/bg0kdw or take it with you on iTunes http://tiny.cc/a7zwcw and Android http://tiny.cc/bg0kdw.