Jan 25 2017
07:26 am

The seventh period on the periodic chart is the column containing Florine, chlorine, bromine, iodine, astatine (had to look that one up) and now Tennessine. The name was announced in Russia after a Russian American collaboration, proving that not only can Russia help elect our president but they can work with ORNL to create new elements.


Political snark aside, this is pretty cool stuff for us science geeks.

Periodic Table

As a child I enjoyed learning the alphabet (ABCs) by singing a song. I don’t know about learning the elements in the periodic table that way. This is funny!


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