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Archive Gallery: The Exciting Growth of The Periodic Table
PopSci discovers the elements, one by one
Two New Super-Heavy Elements Added To The Periodic Table
The periodic table of the elements now officially has two new members, its heaviest ever. The new elements, 114 and...
How 29 Long-Ignored Elements Could Make or Break the Clean-Energy Revolution
Depending on who you ask, these long-ignored, widely-scattered elements are either a dealbreaker or no problem at all
Video: The Elements For iPhone 4 Puts Those Gyroscopes To Good Use
Theodore Gray, the man behind our Gray Matter column and the amazing The Elements: A Visual Exploration periodic table app...
Superheavy Element 117, Long Anticipated, Briefly Shows Itself in Russian Lab
We’ve already added elements 116 and 118 to the periodic table, and now a collaboration of Russian and U.S. scientists...
Exclusive: The Making of The Elements, One of the iPad’s Most Magical Apps
Theodore Gray, author of our own Gray Matter, turned the periodic table into one of the most stunning (and popular) applications for the iPad. Here, take an inside look on what brought it from fantasy to reality in 60 days
Superheavy Element 114’s Synthesis Confirmed, Dashes Hopes of “Island of Stability”
Long hoped to represent the point where superheavy elements don't immediately decay, Ununquadium turns out to be not so stable after all
Newly Discovered Element 112 Named “Copernicum”
When we talked with element 112’s discoverer, Sigurd Hofmann, on the significance of making a permanent mark on the periodic...
What’s It Like to Name An Element on the Periodic Table?
Element naming has a surprisingly contentious history. Bitterly contentious. We spoke to Sigurd Hofmann, credited recently with the discovery of element 112, to see how he might change course
The Periodic Table: Older Than It’s Ever Been
The chemistry cornerstone celebrates its 140th birthday