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 it’s good for your health.
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.
In this episode, learn how Dmitri Mendeleev overcame a difficult childhood to become known as the Father of the Periodic Table.