21. Scandium: Spoiling For A Fight

From jet fighters to sporting events to Low Earth Orbit, scandium seems to find itself at the center of conflict.

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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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11. Sodium: What’s In Na?

Turns out ancient sages and seers might’ve actually known a thing or two. Also, is there a good reason for sodium’s chemical symbol? Na.

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8. Oxygen: Take What You Can Get

 

Element 8 brings us two stories of a population that gets a little too swept up in the latest craze, happening to commit mass murder in the process.

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