04 February 2010

The Elements

John Wilkins has a short note linking to a research article on the invention of the periodic table.

There's also this nice animation of Tom Lehrer's song "The Elements":

The reason for the moderately large number of elements discovered since the original song is that the original was done in the early 1960s. 


Alastair said...


EliRabett said...

I always play the Song of the Elements in the second week of general chemistry lecture. I've been using this one


but I think a switch is in order. Thanks