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The iconic periodic table could have looked very different
On its 150th anniversary, a chemist looks back at the various tables we almost ended up with.
The Four Newest Elements Now Have Names
Nihonium, moscovium, tennessine, and oganesson, oh my
Petition: Put Motörhead’s Lemmy On The Periodic Table
Hydrogen, oxygen, and now lemmium?
Four New Elements Added To The Periodic Table
That's some heavy stuff
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
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 Simplest Periodic Table We’ve Ever Seen
No numbers, just dots
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.