To celebrate the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, Nature Publishing Group`s editors have curated research papers, commentaries and multimedia from Nature and the Nature Research journals.
Dive in to find out what connects sodium with Sri Lanka, how many times astatine was discovered and where the White House got its name... And much more!
2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements, marking 150 years since Dimitri Mendeleev ordered the elements into a table. Of course, the table and our understanding of chemical periodicity has evolved in the intervening time, and this collection features research from across those 150 years, showcasing important and interesting research papers from the archive, along with commentaries and multimedia from across the Nature family.
Collection home page: https://www.nature.com/collections/daffidjhif