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Periodic Table

4 Newest Elements On The Periodic Table May Soon Have New Names

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.09.2016 | Science

In January, the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC) made an announcement that rendered science textbooks everywhere out-of-date:...

Mom Creates Periodic Table Battleship Game To Teach Her Kids Chemistry

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 01.19.2016 | Parents

Think all creative teaching methods argon? Think again! A neon light went on over one mom’s head when she thought of a brilliant way to teach her ki...

An Ode to Henry Moseley

Peter Reynosa | Posted 01.07.2016 | Science
Peter Reynosa

Henry Moseley was an English physicist who had a major impact on our understanding of what an atom of an element is made of and how we should arrange these elements in the periodic table, and doing all of this before he was killed in action in the First World War at only 27.

Our Ephemeral Periodic Table

Melanie Fine | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science
Melanie Fine

The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, better known by its acronym IUPAC, has announced that four new elements 113, 115, 117 and 118 will receive their permanent seats at the Periodic Table, thereby completing the heretofore incomplete seventh row.

The Periodic Table Has 4 Brand New Elements

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 01.06.2016 | Science

Four new elements have been added to the periodic table, making science textbooks across the world out of date. The elements were verified and added b...

Five Future Predictions That Will Leave You Reeling

Ella Jameson | Posted 02.14.2015 | Weird News
Ella Jameson

While skeptics may put it down to chance or informed guesswork, believers insist that these predictions are proof of the higher brain power that many humans apparently possess.

Time To Rewrite The Periodic Table?

LiveScience | Denise Chow | Posted 05.06.2014 | Science

Atoms of a new super-heavy element — the as-yet-unnamed element 117 — have reportedly been created by scientists in Germany, moving it closer to b...

WATCH: 10-Year-Old Scientist Creates His Own Periodic Table

HuffPost Live | Posted 03.17.2014 | Parents

This clip is part of HuffPost Live's "Tell Me Why" series, featuring young enthusiasts discussing the subjects they're passionate about -- from horror...

LOOK: The Periodic Table Of Gay Pride!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

It looks like the periodic table of natural elements is about to get a fierce makeover if Kara Bishop's Kickstarter is funded. Bishop has created a...

Changes Approved For 19 Chemical Elements

LiveScience | Megan Gannon | Posted 09.25.2013 | Science

Nineteen elements on the periodic table — including gold, cadmium, arsenic and aluminum — are getting their atomic weights adjusted. The Internat...

Time To Redraw The Periodic Table?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science

The periodic table of the elements has grown ever since the first version was published by Dmitri Mendeleev in 1869. And now scientists in Sweden sugg...

The Four Elements

Mario Livio | Posted 07.07.2013 | Science
Mario Livio

Today we talk about chemical reactions occurring not only here on Earth, but even in the interstellar medium. We may have lost the naïve simplicity, but we have gained the understanding, precision, and predictive power.

The Periodic Table Covers 'Call Me Maybe'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.30.2012 | Comedy

After all, everyone else has done it....

PHOTOS: Periodic Table Of Cupcakes

Posted 02.17.2012 | Home

Cupcake mania has probably reached its zenith by now, and we've seen all kinds of creations. Regardless, HuffPost Food can't help but be charmed by th...

2 New Elements Added To Periodic Table

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 08.08.2011 | Green

Scientists from the international overseeing committees of physics and chemistry have added two new elements to the periodic table. The still-unnam...

Book Science: A Periodic Table Of Storytelling | Posted 06.13.2011 | Books

Pick a few squares that look interesting or familiar. Search for them here: [link] Warning: you will probably not emerge for several days....

A Chemist Explains Why Gold Prices Have Been Soaring

NPR | Jacob Goldstein and David Kestenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The periodic table lists 118 different chemical elements. And yet, for thousands of years, humans have really, really liked one of them in particular...

Vijay Iyer's Life in Music: "Striving is the Backstory..." (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Christopher Lydon

Vijay Iyer brings rare stuff to jazz piano, starting with a Brahmin Indian name and heritage, and a Yale degree in physics. Gujarati stick dances and ...

The Periodic Table Of Cupcakes (PHOTO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If only my chemistry teacher used cupcakes to teach me the periodic table perhaps I'd know the chemical behavior of Boron. Then again, my knowledge wo...

Periodic Table Gets New "Super Heavy" Element, To Be Named By German Scientists

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The ubiquitous periodic table will soon have a new addition - the "super-heavy" element 112....