The inventor of the pendulum clock gave the world a fine timepiece and a seemingly unsolvable mystery … why do two pendulum clocks positioned closely together on a wall or table end up synchronized in a very short period of time without human intervention. The puzzle has...
Manchester United can climb to fifth place in the EPL table with a win against the Toffees. Manchester United have had some long periods of struggle this season, but despite that they sit just one point behind fifth-place West Ham, and four behind local rivals Manchester City. Show More Summary
Professor Sir Martyn Poliakoff from The University of Nottingham explains the properties of the element thorium in a new video in the Periodic Table of Videos series. Poliakoff also explain how the use of thorium could make nuclear energy safer, and gets into more detail about that point in a second video.
For many, the periodic table has been that complicated chart you had to memorize in high school or something only scientists deal with in daily life.While the periodic table we are all familiar with was formulated by Russian chemistShow More Summary
Building blocks are one of those “Must Have” toys for kids. Personally I think it’s a great gift for a 2-years-old. …
Pasadena, CA-- The lightest few elements in the periodic table formed minutes after the Big Bang. Heavier chemical elements are created by stars, either from nuclear fusion in their interiors or in catastrophic explosions. However, scientists have disagreed for nearly 60 years about how the heaviest elements, such as gold and lead, are manufactured. Show More Summary
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In addition to the Solar System we reported last week, Microsoft Bing now offers periodic table and info about periodic elements directly in its search results page. Bing’s version of periodic tablet is interactive and useful. In addition to the standard periodic table info like atomic numbers, masses, and symbols for each element, Bing also […]
147 years old and still totally tabular.
Materials scientists typically rely on their eyes to analyze data, but soon they could employ their ears as well. Setting the motions of molecules to music can help scientists identify hidden patterns in their data that might otherwise be too small, or occur over such short time scales that they’re easily missed by the human eye. Read more...
Learn outside the lines: Chemistry lessons have never been so colorful
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Etsy shop QueInteresante is selling these stickers to adhere to Crayola crayons that list the chemicals that will make a particular color (previously mentioned in this post back in 2010 when they had fewer colors because I'm a time traveler with a heart of gold and diamond penis). Show More Summary
The Etsy shop Que Interesante has created a clever collection of chemical element labels to stick on crayons to help kids learn the periodic table while they draw. A fun and creative way to learn. Clear and colored crayon labels are available to purchase on Etsy. images via QueInteresante via Best of Etsy, My Modern […]
Pass me the Barium Nitrate!
Most kids love to color and spend a lot of time doing it. Why not combine the art lesson with science class? Etsy shop Que Interesante has created a line of crayons and colored pencil labels that match the elemental makeup of that particular...Show More Summary
cenwatchglass: Happy Birthday to Dmitri Mendeleev, the architect of the periodic table, born on this day in 1834. Why did Mendeleev’s table prevail over other versions? In a review from our archives of Eric R. Scerri’s book The Periodic Table, James L. Show More Summary
Renowned Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleev, best known as the founder of the Mendeleev periodic table, would have had his 182nd birthday on February 8. Sputnik compiled the top 10 generally unknown facts about Mendeleev.