Plutonium (Photo: Department of Energy/Wikimedia) After World War II ended, chemist and Manhattan Project member Glenn Seaborg finally got to add Plutonium, the element he had discovered during the war, to the periodic table. As Robert...Show More Summary
When researching historical weapons and ammunition, it is sometimes helpful to know what sort of ballistics a round produces. However unfortunately not every cartridge in history comes to the historian complete with a set of period ballistics...Show More Summary
Move over, Bill Nye, this science gal is giving you a run for your money. Brielle, 3, may not know how to read yet, but she sure knows a whole lot -- especially when it comes to science. The toddler, who knows the entire periodic table of chemical elements, recently went on "The Ellen Show" to demonstrate her incredible knowledge. Show More Summary
We may have just found the next great science communicator.Three-year-old Brielle appeared on The Ellen Show yesterday to show off her thorough knowledge of the periodic table of elements, which she first started learning about six months ago. Show More Summary
Asked if she can read, Brielle told DeGeneres, "no, not yet, but I'm sounding out words."
Brielle is an adorable pigtailed genius who is 3 years old and has somehow memorized the entire periodic table of the elements, a feat you couldn't even accomplish in tenth grade. In fact, like a walking encyclopedia of everything you forgot from elementary school, Brielle can also name all of... More »
For both West Brom and Arsenal, the 2015/16 Premier League season is entering a pivotal period. Over the next few weeks, the fixtures begin to mount up and the league table starts to take a more definitive shape. Both teams will be desperate...Show More Summary
By Kyle Younker How the (periodic) tables have turned. Just a few years ago, investors shoveled billions of dollars into corporate bonds and loans backing new mining projects amid expectations that China and other emerging market economies would fuel demand for metals like copper for decades to come. But metals and mining [...]
This family just uploaded this video to ellentube, and OMG I can’t handle it. Posted by Ellen DeGeneres on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 Most people look back on their days of high school chemistry and feel a wave of uncontrollable nausea - but not Brielle. Show More Summary
Model Walter Savage has some brains to back up those alarming handsome good looks. The next time we need to determine the fabric makeup of a untagged sweater, we know exactly who we’re going to call. All in a days work: A photo posted by Walter Savage (@thewaltersavage) on Oct 1, 2015 at 8:02pm PDT […]
In 2007, the student chapter of the American Chemical Society at Clarkson University celebrated National Chemistry Week with this display of the periodic table of elements carved into pumpkins. I wonder if the transuranic pumpkins rotted before the others? -via Marilyn Bellamy
There are times when your application needs to run administrative tasks periodically on the server. Whether you want to send out emails to your users or clean up the database tables at the end of the day, you will need a task scheduling...Show More Summary
Quilting meets chemistry in a traveling exhibition of 40 contemporary quilts by 40 artists, each inspired by an unlikely source: an element from the periodic table.
Quilting meets chemistry in a traveling exhibition of 40 contemporary quilts by 40 artists, each inspired by an unlikely source: an element from the periodic table. Organized by the international nonprofit Studio Art Quilt Associates (SAQA), Radical Elements is now on view at the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, D.C., decorating a small hallway gallery […]
Scientists at De Beers can make near-flawless diamonds in a lab, but they will never sell you one. The 127-year-old mining company's Element Six unit, named for the carbon atom's rank on the periodic table, makes gems that are as perfect as any found at Tiffany & Co. stores, yet their destination...
In the Dark Ages, there were “scientists” determined to find a way to turn dross metals into gold, back in an era when the periodic table, the bane of high school chemistry classes, was still centuries away. What fans saw at Dover on...Show More Summary
Kate in Dorchester, England makes gorgeous brass wrist-cuffs decorated with vintage literary, cartographic and scientific imagery: there's Poe's Raven; the periodic table; anatomical dentistry drawings; Newton's laws of motion; the human...Show More Summary
The lights in the Morian Hall of Paleontology brighten and illuminate the Tyrannosaurus rex. The immersive soundscape in The Farish Hall of Texas Wildlife comes to life. The periodic table powers on in the Welch Hall of Chemistry. And the … Continue reading ?
In the wee hours of the late 17th century, Isaac Newton could be found locked up in his laboratory prodding the secrets of nature. Giant plumes of green smoke poured from cauldrons of all shapes and sizes, while others hissed and spat new and mysterious chemical concoctions, like miniature volcanoes erupting with knowledge from the unknown. Show More Summary
Elements are transformed under the huge pressures far underground and within stars. Harnessing this extreme chemistry could yield astonishing new technologies