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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9. Fluorine: Tyger Tyger, Burning Bright

Just try to tally the body count behind the periodic table’s most reactive element, and learn why it’s good for your health.

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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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