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
Primo Levi's books are utterly diverse, but all one project. Like the young experimenter he used to be -- the one he describes in "Phosphorus," a chapter of his autobiographical miscellany, The Periodic Table -- he tests whatever he can...
We're all familiar with the periodic table, but the majority of non-chemists probably aren't familiar with the everyday uses of some of the many elements it contains. Some elements that many haven't heard of find uses in technologies...Show More Summary
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Pop Tables by Lori Whelan Photoist is a periodic photo series, featuring the best from the Torontoist Flickr Pool
Storytelling is the strong suit of new PBS television miniseries The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements, which is all about the periodic table.
As you may recall, last month AdDuplex launched a new promotional campaign, the HERO Apps program, for Windows Phone and Windows developers. The program partners AdDuplex with myAppFree, AppDeals, PluralSight and Windows Central to deliver a host of benefits to the top apps and games each month on the AdDuplex Network. Show More Summary
San Francisco-based artist Kaycie Dunlap of KcD Studios is an artist from San Francisco who created these fun, original comic characters to represent the elements of the periodic table. Not only are they fanciful works of art, but they...Show More Summary
San Francisco-based artist Kaycie Dunlap of KcD Studios has taken it upon herself to illustrate Elements of the periodic table as fantastic, original comic book characters. She took her project a step further by turning each character into a flashcard for educational purposes. The entire series of characters are available to view on Tumblr. DIY […]
See how the elements in your body compare to those of the sun, the earth's crust, and the sea.
Technetium is formed naturally by the stars - but you won't find it on Earth, or any other planet.
Explore the elementary particles that make up our universe. The Standard Model is a kind of periodic table of the elements for particle physics. But instead of listing the chemical elements, it lists the fundamental particles that make...Show More Summary
Walter’s Coffee Roastery in Istanbul,Turkey is a Breaking Bad-themed cafe. As evidenced by the yellow hazmat suits, the clear blue glass candy made in baking sheets and the stylized Periodic Table painted on the wall, the cafe spares no detail in recreating the feeling of being immersed in the complex and conflicted world of Walter […]
Next month brings Guy Ritchie‘s swinging spy action adventure The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (watch the trailer here), but the Snatch and Sherlock Holmes director is already busy on his next film, in a completely different time period yet again. Show More Summary
Can we really be halfway through the year? That’s what my calendar tells me, which means it’s time for the 2015 commodities halftime report. The periodic table of commodity returns, consistently one of our most popular pieces, has been updated to reflect the first half of 2015. Click on the table for a larger image. […]
For those not involved in the world of design, inspiration is usually sparked from the media, in particular our favourite TV shows. 80s wood panelling, 90s purple walls and even 00's periodic table shower curtains - they have all sparked...Show More Summary