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    Old periodic table could resolve today’s element placement dispute

    If you ever want to open a chemistry theme restaurant, you should be sure to furnish it with 118 tables — one for each element. Note that it could not be a Greek restaurant, because then the number of tables would be limited to four. Yours, instead, would be a geek restaurant. You could call it The Periodic Tables.

    Anybody who has ever had an encounter with chemistry should get the joke...

    04/23/2015 - 06:00 History of Science