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you can't just smash a bunch of protons together and hope it sticks.

Iron Man and the Island of Stability - Tony Stark found the Holy Grail of nuclear physics and nobody noticed [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on Sep 26, 2016 - 14 comments

The Periodic Table Personified

Wonderful Life With The Elements, in PDF form too. Via WIRED: Call Me Lithium: "The posters dance with humor and so does his version of the Period Table in which every element becomes a character, and a hard-working character at that." [more inside]
posted by the man of twists and turns on May 25, 2013 - 6 comments

Oh hey, I made space!

Alchemy, sort of. Happy Friday!
posted by likeatoaster on Feb 15, 2013 - 39 comments

Hurfdurfium, anyone?

The periodic table will soon have a new addition - the "super-heavy" element 112. More than a decade after experiments first produced a single atom of the element, a team of German scientists has been credited with its discovery. But before it can be added to the official list of elements, they have to come up with an official name (hopefully better than its current unofficial moniker Ununbium).
posted by unSane on Jun 11, 2009 - 80 comments

I know it's not friday.

Flash Element Tower Defense 2 (registration not necessary to play). [more inside]
posted by juv3nal on Jan 14, 2008 - 31 comments

blink blink

Before the dotcom boom, before Google (but slightly after Comic Sans)... there was blink. Let me be clear: I am not advocating or condoning the use of blink. Blink is by far and without a doubt the most hated proprietary element ever created. It is bad for the environment. Or, then again, could it be a tag that has the potential to be used to good effect with a bit of creative thought? I'll leave it up to you...
posted by reklaw on Jun 25, 2004 - 43 comments

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