Chemistry in its Element: The Elements

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  • Periodic table of the elements – 96 – Curium
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    Curium

    23 December 2009

    Richard Corfield tells the story of a hard, brittle, radioactive metal that can only be produced in nuclear reactors

  • Periodic table of the elements – 110 – Darmstadtium
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    Darmstadtium

    16 December 2009

    Brian Clegg explains the fast paced chemistry of darmstadium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 105 – Dubnium
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    Dubnium

    9 December 2009

    The Cold War fight to find new elements

  • Periodic table of the elements – 66 – Dysprosium
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    Dysprosium

    2 December 2009

    Simon Cotton explains the widely applied chemistry of dysprosium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 99 – Einsteinium
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    Einsteinium

    25 November 2009

    The element named after the most famous scientist that has ever lived

  • Periodic table of the elements – 112 – Copernicium
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    Copernicium

    18 November 2009

    Sigurd Hofmann shares the story of the search for element 112: copernicium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 68 – Erbium
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    Erbium

    4 November 2009

    Andrea Sella tells the story of Robert Bunsen and the element erbium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 63 – Europium
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    Europium

    28 October 2009

    The element that put red into colour TV

  • Periodic table of the elements – 100 – Fermium
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    Fermium

    21 October 2009

    The story of element 100: fermium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 9 – Fluorine
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    Fluorine

    14 October 2009

    Kira Weissman introduces the 'tiger of chemistry'