The story of indium is pretty straightforward, but its namesake is practically impossible to pin down.
From jet fighters to sporting events to Low Earth Orbit, scandium seems to find itself at the center of conflict.
Stories of turning flesh to stone — and vice versa — are common in mythology. With calcium, we see how those same transitions can happen in the real world.
Today’s element gets called “lazy,” but that’s actually a terrible misnomer.