All Elements and the periodic table articles – Page 9

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    Holmium

    2014-03-06T00:00:00Z

    When it comes to powerful magnets, nothing beats holmium. John Emsley investigates

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    On This Day - Feb 10 : Per Teodor Cleve was born

    He discovered the elements holmium (Ho) and thulium (Tm) in 1879. He also discovered didymium was in fact two separate elements, neodymium (Nd) and praseodymium (Pr).

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    Aluminium

    2014-01-07T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that’s so useful, so abundant, but so difficult to extract

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    On This Day - Dec 26 : Radium was discovered

    In July of the same year they had announced their discovery of polonium (Po) and for these discoveries they were awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1903 along with Henri Becquerel.

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    Chemistry gives most of the answers

    2013-11-07T00:00:00Z

    While researching a new book, Bill Bryson takes a trip through cyberspace to try to answer a childhood question – and discovers that chemistry is really quite exciting

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    Manganese

    2013-11-06T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that has been essential to humanity since before the stone age

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    The Mole

    Trade secrets... Helium balloons

    2013-11-01T16:43:00Z

    Secrets of the trade: Where does the helium gas in a party balloon come from? Jonathan Hare finds out…

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    Phosphorus

    2013-09-02T00:00:00Z

    John Emsley looks at the element that's the devil in disguise

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    The Chemistry of Light: Part 3

    A series of short experiments and demonstrations about the chemistry of light, taken from a lecture by Peter Wothers from the University of Cambridge Video: The Chemistry of Light: 21 - Colouration of Flames Video: The Chemistry of Light: 22 - Oxidation of Luminol ...

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    The Chemistry of Light: Part 2

    A series of short experiments and demonstrations about the chemistry of light, taken from a lecture by Peter Wothers from the University of Cambridge Video: The Chemistry of Light: 11 - Gas Mantles Video: The Chemistry of Light: 12 - Nitric Oxide & Carbon ...

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    The alkali metals videos: part 1

    A series of short, fun videos exploring the chemistry of the alkali metals

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    Ri Christmas Lectures® 2012: The Alkali Metals

    A teaching resource on The Alkali Metals supported by video clips from the Royal Institution Christmas Lectures® 2012. Video: The Alkali Metals - Reactions with Oxygen video Video: The Alkali Metals - Reactions with Water video

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    Atomic Structure: video clips and resources

    Video clips and accompanying resources on atomic structure and the periodic table

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    It's a Gas: Part 3

    A series of short videos of fun demonstrations about the chemistry of the gases in our atmosphere, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: It’s a Gas: 23 - Catalysts Video: It’s a Gas: 24 - Propulsion ...

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    It's a Gas: Part 2

    A series of short videos of fun demonstrations about the chemistry of the gases in our atmosphere, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: It’s a Gas: 12 - Respiration Video: It’s a Gas: 13 - Properties ...

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    It's a Gas: Part 1

    A series of short videos of fun demonstrations about the chemistry of the gases in our atmosphere, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: It’s a Gas: 01 - Gases of the Atmosphere Part 1 Video: It’s ...

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    Just Add Water: Part 3

    A series of fun, engaging, short chemistry demonstrations about water, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge Video: Just Add Water: 22 - Structure of Water & Ice Video: Just Add Water: 23 - Charges in Water ...

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    Just Add Water: Part 1

    A series of fun, engaging, short chemistry demonstrations about water, taken from a lecture by Dr. Peter Wothers of the University of Cambridge. Video: Just Add Water: 01 - Many Things Contain Water Video: Just Add Water: 02 - Copper Sulphate ...

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    Fire and Flame: Part 4

    A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a lecture called “Fire and Flame” by Dr. Peter Wothers at the University of Cambridge. Video: Fire and Flame: 37 - Extinguishing Fire with Carbon Dioxide Video: Fire and Flame: ...

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    Fire and Flame: Part 3

    A series of short video clips of explosive and exciting chemical reactions, taken from a lecture called “Fire and Flame” by Dr. Peter Wothers at the University of Cambridge. Video: Fire and Flame: 25 - Pure Propane in Air Video: Fire and Flame: ...