Elements

  • Periodic table of the elements – 104 – Rutherfordium
    Podcast

    Rutherfordium

    15 October 2008

    An element born from the intense scientific competition between Russia and America

  • Periodic table of the elements – 62 – Samarium
    Podcast

    Samarium

    8 October 2008

    A rare, lustrous element whose isotopes have unfathomably long half-lives

  • Periodic table of the elements – 21 – Scandium
    Podcast

    Scandium

    1 October 2008

    The element that proved the predictive power of Mendeleev's periodic table

  • Periodic table of the elements – 106 – Seaborgium
    Podcast

    Seaborgium

    24 September 2008

    One of just a handful of elements named after a living person

  • Periodic table of the elements – 34 – Selenium
    Podcast

    Selenium

    17 September 2008

    A versatile if pungent element that keeps horses healthy and skunks stinky

  • Periodic table of the elements – 14 – Silicon
    Podcast

    Silicon

    10 September 2008

    Andrea Sella introduces the second most abundant element in Earth's crust

  • Periodic table of the elements – 47 – Silver
    Podcast

    Silver

    3 September 2008

    The sought after element that gave us the photograph

  • Periodic table of the elements – 11 – Sodium
    Podcast

    Sodium

    27 August 2008

    An essential element with a split personality

  • Periodic table of the elements – 38 – Strontium
    Podcast

    Strontium

    20 August 2008

    Vegetarian gladiators, red fireworks and a mineral mistaken for barium; they are all under strontium's spotlight

  • Periodic table of the elements – 16 – Sulfur
    Podcast

    Sulfur

    13 August 2008

    An element with a hellish reputation