All elements articles – Page 3

  • Periodic table of the elements – 97 – Berkelium
    Podcast

    Berkelium

    2010-04-14T00:00:00Z

    Eric Scerri introduces one of only two elements named after a university

  • Periodic table of the elements – 4 – Beryllium
    Podcast

    Beryllium

    2010-04-07T00:00:00Z

    Richard Van Noorden introduces an element that has given us gorgeous gemstones, spark proof tools for the oil industry and a deadly lung condition

  • Periodic table of the elements – 83 – Bismuth
    Podcast

    Bismuth

    2010-03-31T00:00:00Z

    The story of a heavy metal that could make spoons vanish in a hot cup of Victorian tea

  • Periodic table of the elements – 107 – Bohrium
    Podcast

    Bohrium

    2010-03-24T00:00:00Z

    Eric Scerri tells the story of a transuranium element first synthesised by cold fusion in 1981

  • Periodic table of the elements – 5 – Boron
    Podcast

    Boron

    2010-03-17T00:00:00Z

    Pat Bailey introduces an element known for split personalities, parachute molecules, and swapping partners

  • Periodic table of the elements – 35 – Bromine
    Podcast

    Bromine

    2010-03-10T00:00:00Z

    An element that has given us drugs, insecticides and fire extinguishers

  • Periodic table of the elements – 48 – Cadmium
    Podcast

    Cadmium

    2010-03-03T00:00:00Z

    Steve Mylon with a painful lesson about a heavy metal

  • Periodic table of the elements 55 Caesium
    Podcast

    Caesium

    2010-02-24T00:00:00Z

     Peter Wothers shares the story of his favourite element: caesium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 20 – Calcium
    Podcast

    Calcium

    2010-02-17T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 98 – Californium
    Podcast

    Californium

    2010-02-10T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg tells the story of element 98: californium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 6 – Carbon
    Podcast

    Carbon

    2010-02-03T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 58 – Cerium
    Podcast

    Cerium

    2010-01-27T00:00:00Z

    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
    Podcast

    Chlorine

    2010-01-20T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 24 – Chromium
    Podcast

    Chromium

    2010-01-13T00:00:00Z

    The colourful history of chromium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 27 – Cobalt
    Podcast

    Cobalt

    2010-01-06T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 29 – Copper
    Podcast

    Copper

    2009-12-30T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 96 – Curium
    Podcast

    Curium

    2009-12-23T00:00:00Z

    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
    Podcast

    Darmstadtium

    2009-12-16T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg explains the fast paced chemistry of darmstadium

  • Periodic table of the elements – 105 – Dubnium
    Podcast

    Dubnium

    2009-12-09T00:00:00Z

    The Cold War fight to find new elements

  • Periodic table of the elements – 66 – Dysprosium
    Podcast

    Dysprosium

    2009-12-02T00:00:00Z

    Simon Cotton explains the widely applied chemistry of dysprosium