Chemistry in its Element: The Elements

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  • Periodic table of the elements – 48 – Cadmium
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    Cadmium

    3 March 2010

    Steve Mylon with a painful lesson about a heavy metal

  • Periodic table of the elements 55 Caesium
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    Caesium

    24 February 2010

    Peter Wothers shares the story of his favourite element: caesium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 20 – Calcium
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    Calcium

    17 February 2010

    The element that gives us cement, plaster of Paris, hard teeth and hard water

  • Periodic table of the elements – 98 – Californium
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    Californium

    10 February 2010

    Brian Clegg tells the story of element 98: californium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 6 – Carbon
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    Carbon

    3 February 2010

    Katherine Holt introduces an element with an entire branch of chemistry devoted to its reactions

  • Periodic table of the elements – 58 – Cerium
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    Cerium

    27 January 2010

    Andrea Sella tells the story of an element that sparks up lighters, vanishes burns, and helps to clean up the fumes from cars and trucks

  • Periodic table of the elements – 17 – Chlorine
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    Chlorine

    20 January 2010

    Tim Harrison brings us the story of a 'Jekyll and Hyde' element

  • Periodic table of the elements – 24 – Chromium
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    Chromium

    13 January 2010

    The colourful history of chromium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 27 – Cobalt
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    Cobalt

    6 January 2010

    An element named after the German word for goblin or trouble maker

  • Periodic table of the elements – 29 – Copper
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    Copper

    30 December 2009

    Steve Mylon tells the story of the element that has carried us from the Stone Age to the Information Age