Element Update: Toxic Space Grease Edition

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.

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15. Phosphorus: Dealing With The Devil

The history of phosphorus is largely a tale of people getting their hands dirty. Very, very dirty.

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14. Silicon: Tool Of All Trades

From prehistoric times right through today, our hand-held tools have been made of silicon.

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