When you really want to suck all the air out of a room, barium will help you out.
Today, we reach the last element on the periodic table — but only alphabetically speaking.
Welcome to the sleepy Swedish town of Ytterby. I hope you like it, because we’ll be spending an awful lot of time there later in the series.
Learn about some of Italy’s most renowned chemists and how they inspired a most gruesome quest to conquer death.