Hydrogen and helium broke the periodic table

Hydrogen (H) and helium (He) are two elements with things in common beyond their initial h. They are both gas at room temperature and nonmetals. They are the elements with the lowest atomic number and the most abundant elements in the universe. However, they do have differences. Hydrogen can be combined with most elements of … Continue reading Hydrogen and helium broke the periodic table

Drag queen stories: the periodic table

Yesterday, 7th of February, was the Periodic Table Day. You didn't think I had forgotten, did you? You know I love talking about this wonder of chemical systematisation. But this time it is Lana Vuli who does, with an adaptation of my 12-y/o ramblings. Lana, drag queen scientist since January 2017, lets you know how … Continue reading Drag queen stories: the periodic table