Chemistry in its Element: The Elements

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  • Periodic table of the elements – 59 – Praseodymium
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    Praseodymium

    24 December 2008

    The 'green twin' from didymium safety glasses

  • Periodic table of the elements – Promethium
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    Promethium

    17 December 2008

    Enter the world of Greek mythology to reveal the great powers of the element promethium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 91 – Protactinium
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    Protactinium

    10 December 2008

    Eric Scerri on the mysteries of protactinium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 88 – Radium
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    Radium

    3 December 2008

    The self illuminating story of element number 88

  • Periodic table of the elements – 86 – Radon
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    Radon

    26 November 2008

    Katherine Holt on the element that accounts for half of the UK population's annual radiation dose

  • Periodic table of the elements – 75 – Rhenium
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    Rhenium

    19 November 2008

    One of the rarest naturally occuring elements – and full of surprises – Eric Scerri introduces rhenium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 45 – Rhodium
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    Rhodium

    12 November 2008

    An element whose rarity and reluctance to react make it oh so special

  • Periodic table of the elements – 111 – Roentgenium
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    Roentgenium

    5 November 2008

    An element that needs just the right conditions in order to get a successful collision

  • Periodic table of the elements – 37 – Rubidium
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    Rubidium

    29 October 2008

    A radioactive element that's good at keeping time

  • Periodic table of the elements – 44 – Ruthenium
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    Ruthenium

    22 October 2008

    An element for 'connoisseurs'