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Institute of Physics
Could de Broglie's revolutionary idea that an electron in an atomic orbit can behave as a wave have been inspired by a Himalayan singing bowl?
How the periodic table came to be devised and why one version is now the preferred format.
We find that the way we sort our rubbish for recycling has strong links with the way the elements in them are bonded – a sort of periodic table for
Teaching science in an English-medium school where your students have a different mother tongue brings various issues to light.
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
Three projects are presented as examples of practice in engaging under-served audiences (children with special educational needs, women and girls,
The Wellcome Trust is running a national engagement and education initiative inspired by the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Contrary to current IUPAC recommendations, the chemical element X should be defined as the nucleus of the X atom.
Marten J. ten Hoor