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Infographic: Which Elements Are Found In The Earth, Sun, Sea, And You
This interactive periodic table is one of our favorite toys on the Internet this week
Chemistry’s Biggest Loser: Official Atomic Weights Change For 19 Elements
The periodic table gets a few tweaks.
Have Modern Scientists Made Any Advancements In Alchemy?
Ancient alchemists tried just about anything to turn lead into gold. But if they had just had a laser, they...
FYI: What Would Happen If Every Element On The Periodic Table Came Into Contact Simultaneously?
There are two ways to go about testing this, neither of which are practical. One requires the energy of dozens...
Theoretical Element 115 Exists, Study Confirms
Researchers confirm the existence of this synthetic element in a new accelerator study. Will it be enough to give ununpentium official recognition and a new name?
The Roller Coaster Ups And Downs Of The World’s Helium Supply [Infographic]
Making the most of a limited resource
The Simplest Periodic Table We’ve Ever Seen
No numbers, just dots
Our Solar System Formed From The Cumulative Ashes Of Countless Stars, Not One Supernova
New study challenges the theory that an exploding star provided the impetus for our solar system.
Japanese Team Claims Discovery Of Elusive Element 113, And May Get To Name It
The claim needs to be verified by chemical authorities, but the team says it's the strongest evidence yet for the highly unstable element.
Archive Gallery: The Exciting Growth of The Periodic Table
PopSci discovers the elements, one by one