“One of the things that Sam Kean does early in the book is that he calls the periodic table ‘one of the great intellectual achievements of humankind’. I think he’s right. A lot of people may not think about it, but how scientists figured out that periodic table, where the elements are listed, and how they are connected to each other, is essential to the lives that we live today. We would not have the kind of products that we have if researchers had not figured out these relationships.” Read more...
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