Collecting elements can be risky business. Tellurium is one of those elements that poses a dire threat — not to one’s health, but to the element collector’s reputation in polite society.
From jet fighters to sporting events to Low Earth Orbit, scandium seems to find itself at the center of conflict.
Neon may no longer be “the new one,” but it might have a better claim to the name than any other element on the periodic table.
Today, we look past boron’s hard exterior to get acquainted with its softer side. Its confusing, gooey, softer side.