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The Periodic Table

My favorite element

My favorite element

When one does my job(s), and one writes the kind of stuff that I write, the question of what my favorite element might be comes up a lot - quite a...

The Spirit of the Question

My recent conversation with Eric Scerri that spawned this post, was initially provoked by his article from the previous week in Scientific American....

Those confounded names and symbols!

Zach Weiner takes on the elements and the stress of the chemistry test in this, Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal Strip. Whilst reading Weiner's...