All elements articles – Page 7

  • Periodic table of the elements – 21 – Scandium
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    Scandium

    2008-10-01T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 106 – Seaborgium
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    Seaborgium

    2008-09-24T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 34 – Selenium
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    Selenium

    2008-09-17T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 14 – Silicon
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    Silicon

    2008-09-10T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 47 – Silver
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    Silver

    2008-09-03T00:00:00Z

    The sought after element that gave us the photograph

  • Periodic table of the elements – 11 – Sodium
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    Sodium

    2008-08-27T00:00:00Z

    An essential element with a split personality

  • Periodic table of the elements – 38 – Strontium
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    Strontium

    2008-08-20T00:00:00Z

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

  • Periodic table of the elements – 16 – Sulfur
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    Sulfur

    2008-08-13T00:00:00Z

     An element with a hellish reputation

  • Periodic table of the elements – 73 – Tantalum
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    Tantalum

    2008-08-06T00:00:00Z

    The element that makes modern electronics so easy to lose

  • Periodic table of the elements – 43 – Technetium
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    Technetium

    2008-07-30T00:00:00Z

    One of Mendeleev's predicted elements, technetium is now a go-to element in medical imaging

  • Periodic table of the elements – 52 – Tellurium
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    Tellurium

    2008-07-23T00:00:00Z

    Named after the Greek for Earth, this element helps us capture power from the Sun

  • Periodic table of the elements – 65 – Terbium
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    Terbium

    2008-07-16T00:00:00Z

    A colourful element with a multitude of uses

  • Periodic table of the elements – 81 – Thallium
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    Thallium

    2008-07-09T00:00:00Z

    'The poisoner's poison', immortalised by Agatha Christie in The pale horse

  • Periodic table of the elements – 90 – Thorium
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    Thorium

    2008-07-02T00:00:00Z

    The element that once illuminated the world's cities

  • Periodic table of the elements – 69 – Thulium
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    Thulium

    2008-06-25T00:00:00Z

    Named for a mysterious land in the north, Thulium celebrates Scandinavian culture

  • Periodic table of the elements – 50 – Tin
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    Tin

    2008-06-18T00:00:00Z

     The element that gave birth to the Bronze Age and changed the course of industry

  • Periodic table of the elements – 22 – Titanium
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    Titanium

    2008-06-11T00:00:00Z

    Simon Cotton explores the key to brightness

  • Periodic table of the elements – 74 – Tungsten
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    Tungsten

    2008-06-04T00:00:00Z

    How the Swedish name for 'heavy stone' informed an element's future

  • Periodic table of the elements – 92 – Uranium
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    Uranium

    2008-05-14T00:00:00Z

    Infamous for its role in nuclear energy, this element is also responsible for geothermal heat and beautiful green glass

  • Periodic table of the elements – 23 – Vanadium
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    Vanadium

    2008-05-07T00:00:00Z

    Any colour you like, as long as it's black. Or red, blue, green, yellow...