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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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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