Elements Zone

This early version of the periodic table from 1891 probably looks quite different from the one in your chemistry books | wikipedia.org

To mark the 150th anniversary of the Mendeleev periodic table – the one you’ll see on the wall in your classroom and the one scientists today use – UNESCO has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table.

The Elements Zone will feature six chemists whose research or work in industry is related to different elements They might be studying ways to use rare earth elements more efficiently in our electronics, or finding new uses for everyday elements like carbon, or working in companies exploring sustainable energy sources like hydrogen.

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