Even On His 180th Birthday, Mendeleev Is Still Predicting New Elements

If Dmitri Mendeleev was alive, we'd be wishing him a happy birthday today. He's not—and thank goodness, because he'd be a 180-year-old science-zombie. But Mendeleev's periodic table of the elements is a scientific treasure, one that's still predicting elements we haven't yet discovered. Talk about prescient. » 2/08/14 8:00pm 2/08/14 8:00pm

Let This Periodic Table Of Storytelling Destroy Your Writer's Block

Writing is many things: a job, a hobby, a personal imperative, an act, an art, a gigantic pain in the ass. But is it a science? The Periodic Table of Storytelling breaks down narrative elements into a familiar form—though one that liberal artsy folks probably haven't thought about since high school. » 2/05/14 10:20am 2/05/14 10:20am

Periodic Table of Videos Makes Chemistry Extremely Watchable

Science nerds and fans of British accents rejoice! University of Nottingham scientist/professor Martyn Poliakoff and video journalist Brady Haran have put together what they've dubbed The Periodic Table of Videos » 8/16/08 5:30pm 8/16/08 5:30pm, where each square contains a link to a video showing some fascinating facts about its element. Who knew…