By Jim Ottaviani, Roger Langridge28 January 2019
Source: Story: Jim Ottaviani / Art: Roger Langridge
How an extra line in the solar spectrum kicked off a search for the ‘missing metals’ that turned out to be noble gases
10 January 2019
Our understanding of what an element is has evolved over the years, but it’s still a tricky concept to nail down. Philip Ball investigates
2 January 2019
Mike Sutton looks at how Mendeleev’s patience revealed periodicity in the elements
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Celebrating both 150 years of chemistry’s roadmap and 100 years of Iupac
11 January 2019Sponsored by Johnson Matthey, by Alan Nelson
2019 marks 150 years since the periodic table was devised, and what better way to mark the occasion than by celebrating the vital contributions that elements make to major industries today?
Tom Lehrer performs his chemistry anthem before a live audience in Copenhagen, 1967
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