The fascinating backstory of the periodic table, which is about to turn 150 years old

Thursday, January 31, 2019 - 17:20 in Paleontology & Archaeology

The periodic table has become an icon of science. Its rows and columns provide a tidy way of showcasing the elements — the ingredients that make up the universe. It seems obvious today, but it wasn’t to generations of early chemists. That changed when Dmitri Mendeleev started writing a textbook...

Read the whole article on LA Times - Science

More from LA Times - Science

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net