Today, we look past boron’s hard exterior to get acquainted with its softer side. Its confusing, gooey, softer side.
As we try to dive deep into beryllium, we discover its irritating tendency to send us back to the beginning.
We cautiously approach this explosively reactive element and learn about its surprising ability to stabilize moods, with a brief foray into Bolivian economics along the way.
This week, we try to interact with helium, even though it really doesn’t want to. Plus, we explore the occult side of chemistry, as described by the theosophists.