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January 10, 2018

Get the Ins and Outs of the Periodic Table of Elements

By Chi Wang

The discovery of nihonium, moscovium, tennessine, and oganesson completed the 7th row of the Periodic Table of Element. ACS Symposium Series eBooks published, “Elements Old and New: Discoveries, Developments, Challenges, and Environmental Implications,” to celebrate this achievement. This volume is a collaboration between 25 outstanding researchers in the fields of chemistry and physics and was developed […]

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October 24, 2017

10 Amazing Periodic Table of the Elements Designs

By Jesse Stanchak

The periodic table is a marvel of design. Dmitri Mendeleev’s approach to organizing the elements was informative and elegant. It even helped predict the existence of elements then unknown to scientists. A periodic table is an important tool for scientists, but also for educators. The periodic table is an accessible way to teach students about […]

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September 8, 2016

Download a Free Updated Periodic Table From ACS Publications

By Jesse Stanchak

Is the periodic table hanging in your lab, classroom, or office woefully out of date? Replace that old relic with a free updated periodic table from ACS Publications! No longer will you need to stare at table with the old provisional names for these most-recently discovered elements, including ununtrium for 113, ununpentium for 115, ununseptium […]

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January 7, 2016

What Would You Name the 4 New Elements?

By Jesse Stanchak

Earlier this week, the International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry announced the 7th row of the periodic table is finally complete, with the addition of elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. There’s one small problem, however. The provisional systematic names for these new elements don’t exactly role off the tongue: ununtrium for element 113, […]

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