Until recently, humanity has treated the Earth as an infinite resource. As the Earth’s population has exploded over the past century however, we’ve learned in many different ways that that’s untrue. We’ve overfished the ocean, pumped...Show More Summary
We’ve been discovering planets at a pretty ridiculous rate since we brought the latest generation of telescopes online. These lenses allow astronomers to gaze at distant stars and track the tiny dips in […] The post Periodic Table of Planets Categorizes Thousands of Alien Worlds appeared first on Geek.com.
Gift any one of these copper beauty products and we guarantee the lucky recipient will CU as the best gifter in the world (#sorrynotsorry for that Periodic Table of the Elements joke). But seriously, these metallic beauty buys make for a dazzling present this holiday season and will definitely shimmer atop your giftee's vanity. Show More Summary
A new Periodic Table of Exoplanets guides scientists and science fans alike through over 3,700 known exoplanets, including those that may host life. To organize the thousands of worlds identified since the first exoplanet was discovered...Show More Summary
Charting the search for life.
Astronomer Abel Méndez? from the Planetary Habitability Laboratory at the University of Puerto Rico has put together a Periodic Table of Exoplanets, where each of the 3700 confirmed exoplanets is slotted into its own discrete category - including planets that could harbour life. More »
If you were to try reciting the periodic table, you might stumble before you got to the rare earth elements.
Stellar collision confirms theoretical predictions about the periodic table.
Astronomers unlocked one of the universe's best-kept secrets. Since the '50s, scientists have wondered: Where do most of the elements in the periodic table come from? We know that elements like carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen are forged in the hot, dense cores of massive stars. Show More Summary
This is amazing.
It isn't easy to visualize what the elements on the Periodic Table represent in our daily lives, and ask most people which household items have Boron, Cadmium or Indium in them and they'll just shrug their shoulders. Boeing softwareShow More Summary
A series of complicated experiments involving one of the least understood elements of the Periodic Table has turned some long-held tenets of the scientific world upside down.
An international group of scientists including visiting foreign professor from RUDN University Kamran Makhmudov has analyzed chemical bonds in proteins based on sulfur and other elements from the 16th group of the periodic table. Such atoms are called chalcogens, and the bonds are known as chalcogen bonds. Show More Summary
(larger) Retired Boeing software engineer Keith Enevoldsen created the color-coded “Periodic Tables of Elements, in Pictures and Words” for both kids and adults to help us all understand the chemical elements in a fun way with drawings of how they interact with our normal everyday lives. Enevoldsen also made a textual periodic table featuring even...
So, so, so beautiful.
You can place floating 3D models of any atom from the periodic table in your environment. Move your phone around to view it from all angles like a real object.
A group of ecologists has started creating a periodic table of ecological niches similar to chemistry's periodic table. And just as chemists have used their periodic table as a point of reference to understand relationships among elements,...Show More Summary
(University of Texas at Austin) A group of ecologists has started creating a periodic table of ecological niches similar to chemistry's periodic table. It will be a critical resource for scientists seeking to understand how a warming climate may be spurring changes in species around the globe.
After what seemed to be a period of de-escalation, President Donald Trump now says “all options are on the table” when it comes to addressing North Korea’s nuclear program. In a written statement released Tuesday morning, Trump walked back comments made last week praising North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un for restraint and indicating that U.S.-North […]
Each time you watch sport on a flatscreen television, or send a message by touching your smartphone screen, give thanks to an unsung hero of the periodic table: boron.