The use of the aufbau principle to predict the electron configurations of atoms (in their ground states), and therefore explain the layout of the p
Even though hazards are associated with the radioactivity of the actinides, there are many useful applications of these elements and their compound
Amongst a flood of tributes following the announcement of Stephen Hawking's passing on 14th March 2018, we take a moment to reflect on his remarkab
A short piece arguing that hydrogen should head up group 4 (14) in the periodic table.
As part of the new 'How science works' programme of study for key stage 4 (14-16 year-olds) taught in England and Wales, alternative layo
An introduction to the work of the UK's three main professional bodies for science on developing curriculum frameworks.
The importance of molecular oxygen, atomic oxygen, ozone and the hydroxyl radical in the Earth's atmosphere.
Tim G. Harrison
The life of Joseph Priestley and the fascinating chemistry of one of the molecules that he discovered – dioxygen (O2).
Tippu S. Sheriff
Chemical evidence is provided to illuminate the innovative armour and marvellous prowess of Iron Man as described in the Marvel comic-book and cine
Every year, a variety of scientific lectures are put on at the Annual Conference, given by leading experts from the host university.
Practical sessions are always a highlight of the ASE Annual Conferences and the 2018 programme was no exception.