Jude Law dons a period costume while filming his latest movie Knights of the Round Table: King Arthur on Tuesday (April 14) in Wales, U.K. The 42-year-old actor was joined on set by his co-stars Poppy Delevingne, Eric Bana, and Guy Ritchie. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Jude Law This movie is a [...]
A little-known element called californium is making big waves in how scientists look at the periodic table. According to new research californium is what's known to be a transitional element, meaning it links one part of the Periodic Table of Elements to the next.
After the big bang, all we had was hydrogen, a little bit of helium, and a few other trace elements. Today, we’ve a whole periodic table of elements to enjoy, from oxygen we breathe to the aluminium cans we drink from to the uranium that powers some people’s homes. Show More Summary
In retrospect, it seems obvious: Polish women didn't really have a seat at the table during the transformation 25 years ago. The Solidarity trade union movement was dominated by men. During the Martial Law period, women stepped intoShow More Summary
Simple table sugar. Honey. Sugar in the raw. Splenda. There’s a wide variety of sweeteners you might find on food and drink labels or choose to sweeten your meals. This chart highlights all these sweeteners’ positive and negative attributes. Read more...
And you thought we were just running the world out of oil. Ha. Think again. All around you are rare elements from the Earth. LCD screens have a bit of indium; LED’s, lasers, semi-conductors and the solar industry use gallium, an element that can emit
This is one chemistry class the tech industry needs to get right. You might not realize it, but almost everywhere around you are rare metals from the earth. In your phone, computer, or any other LCD screen, for example, you’ll find a dash of indium, a soft, malleable metal that is in short supply in […]
This is one chemistry class the tech industry needs to get right. You might not realize it, but almost everywhere around you are rare metals from the earth. Read Full Story
Over a nine-year period, people who do this at the dinner table packed on almost three times the belly fat of those who skipped the drink.
We’ve all seen the plethora of faux periodic tables. I’ve ranted written about them before. And now Disney (not content with trying to taking ownership of every story ever) has chipped in with its own version of the periodic table. At least it resembles the original, all the symbols are their, numbered correctly and laid out … Continue reading »
In a new paper, a team of Yale researchers assesses the "criticality" of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming decades, which ones will exact the highest environmental costs -- and which ones simply cannot be replaced as components of vital technologies. read more
Researchers have assessed the 'criticality' of all 62 metals on the Periodic Table of Elements, providing key insights into which materials might become more difficult to find in the coming decades, which ones will exact the highest environmental costs -- and which ones simply cannot be replaced as components of vital technologies.
Somewhere hidden in this table is the secret of Disney consistently taking all of our money. It's science! (via Disney)
The bullet ban on AR-15 bullets was tabled after a huge backlash by gun owners, and the public comments were unusually high for a public comment period. Message to the government: Don’t mess with our guns.
Something you should know about periodictable.com is that it does not, in fact, contain a complete, accurate periodic table of elements. And its owner feels bad about it. "I've neglected it because I've been doing other things. It hasn't...Show More Summary
Free agency doesn't officially start until 4 p.m. ET on Tuesday, but that didn't stop teams from hashing out deals under the table during the league's three-day negotiating period. Among those clubs looking to haggle were the San Diego Chargers. Show More Summary
The deadline for NFL teams to assign players the franchise or transition tags has come and gone. Per the teams' official websites, for Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Kansas City...Show More Summary
When he's not busy with his job as co-founder of Wolfram Research, Theodore Gray makes a lot of incredible things. Sometimes they have to do with metal and fire. But fairly regularly, he uses a robot to make a quilt. And this is the quilt which rules them all. Read more...
My employer used to send out quarterly statements for my 401K plan. It used to serve as a periodic reminder to review how my different investment accounts are performing. A few years ago, however, they stopped sending out physical statements, but were still available online. It’s easy to log into my account online tool periodically to […] No related posts.