Four new elements, as predicted

Four new elements, as predicted

IUPAC’s confirmation of four new elements, 113, 115, 117 and 118, was announced a couple of days ago with very little fanfare, and in the process, period 7 of the periodic table was completed! Of course, if you happen to follow my blog, you’ll know that...

Chemistry Venn’s

Today is the 180th birthday of John Venn, the Englishman who invented the Venn diagram. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates this fact. This led me to this¬†little piece in The Guardian – a nice read! So, OK, all well and good, but what does that have to do...