All History articles – Page 41

  • Periodic table of the elements – 95 – Americium
    Podcast

    Americium

    2010-05-26T00:00:00Z

    Brian Clegg discusses a substance that was first introduced to the world via a kids' radio show

  • Periodic table of the elements – 51 – Antimony
    Podcast

    Antimony

    2010-05-19T00:00:00Z

    Phil Ball introduces an element that once sparked a long and bitter war

  • Periodic table of the elements – 18 – Argon
    Podcast

    Argon

    2010-05-12T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley introduces an element with uses that range from double glazing to laser eye surgery

  • Periodic table of the elements – 33 – Arsenic
    Podcast

    Arsenic

    2010-05-05T00:00:00Z

    Bea Perks introduces a deadly poison that also finds use in paints, fireworks and medicine

  • Opinion

    Flashback

    2010-04-28T10:45:03Z

    40 years ago in Chemistry in Britain

  • Opinion

    Allihn condenser

    2010-04-28T09:29:00Z

    One seldom sees grown-ups in public blowing bubbles

  • Periodic table of the elements – 85 – Astatine
    Podcast

    Astatine

    2010-04-28T00:00:00Z

    Mark Peplow introduces the element often described as the rarest naturally occurring element in the world

  • Periodic table of the elements – 56 – Barium
    Podcast

    Barium

    2010-04-21T00:00:00Z

    RoAdina Payton discusses a metallic alkaline earth metal that is never found in nature in its pure form

  • 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

  • A mess of curly black arrows on a white background
    Feature

    The iconic curly arrow

    2010-03-31T09:53:00Z

    Robert Robinson pioneered the use of curly arrows to show electron movement. David O'Hagan and Douglas Lloyd report on this eminent historical figure

  • Opinion

    Flashback

    2010-03-31T09:21:41Z

    40 years ago in Chemistry in Britain

  • CLASSIC-KIT-200
    Opinion

    Pasteur pipette

    2010-03-31T08:05:00Z

    Courage is not a trait that one always associates with scientists

  • 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

  • Opinion

    Flashback

    2010-02-26T12:13:06Z

    45 years ago in Chemistry in Britain

  • CLASSIC-KIT-200
    Opinion

    Vernier scale

    2010-02-26T10:39:00Z

    Sooner or later, it is the fate of every scholar to be accused of pedantry