We may be proceeding through the periodic table full steam ahead, but I think it’s worth occasionally glancing overboard at those elements we’ve left in our wake. There’s plenty left uncovered by the episodes we’ve already aired! Let’s get into a few choice selections.
Featured above: a jet of hot, toxic space grease that occupies the space between stars.
Continue reading “Element Update: Toxic Space Grease Edition”
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There’s no new episode today, but hopefully next week’s Element Update and the following week’s return to our regular broadcasting schedule will make up for it.
Continue reading “Please Hold”
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The history of phosphorus is largely a tale of people getting their hands dirty. Very, very dirty.
Continue reading “15. Phosphorus: Dealing With The Devil”
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From prehistoric times right through today, our hand-held tools have been made of silicon.
Continue reading “14. Silicon: Tool Of All Trades”