The Periodic Table of Elements organizes the essential building blocks of matter in our universe into an elegant visualization that speaks to their common properties. Join award-winning science educators Callan Bentley and Piraba Swaminathan as they introduce the chemical elements that populate the Periodic Table's columns and rows, and hear their fascinating stories. From hydrogen to gold to americium and beyond, the elements make our world what it is. Which are the elements required to create a human being? A planet? A supernova? Where can you find antimony in your garage? Join Bentley and Swaminathan on a journey of chemical exploration that may change how you view the very stuff our world is made of.
Note to Inside Science Participants: Take home a Periodic Table of Elements-themed surprise.
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