Sometimes we need a quiet moment in order to step back and look at the bigger picture.
From freeways to firefights to unfathomable depths, vanadium can often be found quietly doing the hardest work.
Just try to tally the body count behind the periodic table’s most reactive element, and learn why you should drink it.
This week, we try to interact with helium, even though it really doesn’t want to. Plus, we explore the occult side of chemistry, as described by the theosophists.