What Periodic Element is a Favorite Among Scientists?

An image of the current modern version of the periodic table of elements.

The elements that are naturally found in our world are an absolutely fascinating field of study. Just a few decades ago arrogant chemists and physicists claimed we had discovered all the elements that existed. At that time the periodic table consisted of only around 80 elements. Today that number has risen to … Read more

Interesting Facts About Marie Curie

Interesting Facts About Marie Curie

Marie Skłodowska Curie was a Polish-French physicist and chemist known for breaking down barriers in the male-dominated field of science and technology. The pioneer of radioactivity, Curie is regarded as one of the greatest scientists of all time. Here are some more interesting facts about Marie Curie in this gallery. She was … Read more

Crazy Chemistry Facts

Crazy Chemistry Facts

Here are some interesting and incredible chemistry facts that will surely boggle your mind! Coca Cola Cocaine Coca-Cola was first launched as a tonic drink or a stimulant. One of the drink’s key ingredients was cocaine, sourced from the coca leaves. Liquid oxygen is Blue Oxygen, in liquid form, gives off a … Read more

Coolest Elements on the Periodic Chart

Coolest Elements on the Periodic Chart

When you say a “cool” element of the periodic chart, it doesn’t necessarily mean the temperature of an element (although some elements here on this gallery may be literally “cool”). Rather, these elements are being described as amazing, awesome or “badass.” Why and how are these certain elements cool? Well, find them … Read more

Famous Chemists And Their Discoveries

Famous Chemists and their Discoveries

If not for these famous chemists we wouldn’t have been able to reap the benefits of their discoveries, from medicines to household products to clothing to food. Here are the famous chemists and their discoveries that changed the people’s lives. During the time Frederick Gowland Hopkins was working on a research on nutrients, animals … Read more

History of Chemistry

history of chemistry

Interestingly, the world’s first known chemist was a woman. A cuneiform tablet from the second millennium B.C. reveals that a perfumer and palace head by the name of Tapputi infused the essences of flowers and other aromatic sources. Then she added water and then sent them back to the still (a distilling … Read more