A 3d illustration of the periodic table of elements
Chemistry

Discovering and Naming the Elements in Chemistry

January 15, 2022

For consistency, it is important that the names of the elements are same across different countries. To facilitate this, the IUPAC was formed in 1919. It has since set rules for naming the elements. […]

An image of Dmitri Mendeleev.
Chemistry

The Evolution of the Periodic Table

January 15, 2022

The periodic table of elements was first designed by Dmitry Mendeleev. Since then, many changes were introduced to the table as scientists continued to learn more about the elements. […]

Hans Oersted portrait
History of Science

Hans Christian Oersted and Electromagnetism

June 3, 2021

Prior to Hans Oersted, electricity and magnetism were viewed as two completely separate phenomena. Oersted unified this work by showing that one phenomenon was infinitely linked to the other. […]

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