kottke.org posts about periodic table

Periodic table of swearingJul 15 2010

I would be fucking remiss in my duties here if I didn't inform you of this bloody awesome periodic table of swearing, you bunch of stupid old wankers.

Periodic Table Swearing

There's goddamned prints available. (via clusterflock)

Blogging the periodic tableJul 13 2010

Sam Kean is blogging the periodic table of elements over at Slate.

Starting today, I'll be posting on a different element each weekday (the blog will run through early August), starting with the racy history of an element we've known about for hundreds of years, antimony, and ending on an element we've only just discovered, the provisionally named ununseptium. I'll be covering many topics-explaining how the table works, relaying stories both funny and tragic, and analyzing current events through the lens of the table and its elements. Above all, I hope to convey the unexpected joys of the most diverse and colorful tool in all of science.

If you like that, Kean has written a whole book on the topic.

Periodic table of awesomenessDec 18 2008

A periodic table of awesomeness featuring Bacon as element #1, Laser as #21, and Black Holes as #82. I like bacon. Bacon is a close personal friend of mine. But can't we keep this overexposed pork product out of it for once? (via rw)

Periodic table of videosJul 15 2008

The Periodic Table of Videos is a collection of videos about all the elements. All your favorites are there...Neon, Rubidium, Lead, Plutonium.

I did embarrassingly bad on this ElementsApr 02 2008

I did embarrassingly bad on this Elements of the Periodic Table quiz. I blanked after naming 17 elements in 2 minutes. Oh, and xylophone is not an element! My physics degree should be retroactively unawarded. (via mouser)

Periodic table of rejected elements, including Belgium,Feb 12 2008

Periodic table of rejected elements, including Belgium, Antipathy, Visine, and Antigone. (via del.icio.us via kottke.org 8 years ago (it's the time of year for recycled links, I guess))

An account of the discovery of EinsteiniumAug 09 2005

An account of the discovery of Einsteinium and Fermium, elements 99 and 100 on the periodic table. They were generated by the detonation of Mike, the first hydrogen bomb to be tested.

Philip Stewart has constructed an alternate versionJul 19 2005

Philip Stewart has constructed an alternate version of the periodic table of elements in the form of a "chemical galaxy". "The intention is not to replace the familiar table, but to complement it and at the same time to stimulate the imagination and to evoke wonder at the order underlying the universe."

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