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The Periodic Table

In 1869, a Russian chemist named Dmitri Mendeleev came up with a way of organizing the elements that were known at the time. He set them out in order of atomic weight, and then grouped them into rows ...

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Why does liquid mercury and Einstein’s theory of relativity fit together?

The liquid state of the element mercury was a big conundrum until Einstein's theory of relativity was incorporated into the calculations of the electrons.

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Center for X-ray optics

A data bank relating to energy levels, x-ray properties of elements, synchrotron radiation, optics and detectors, with miscellaneous data.

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Big Bang Nucleosynthesis: Cooking up the first elements

A discussion of Big Bang models and nucleosynthesis.

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The Internet Classics Archive, On Generation and Corruption by Aristotle

A complex philosophy site based on the writings of Aristotle, the four main elements, Earth, Wind Fire and Water and the nature of matter. Suitable for Philosophy/Physics students

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Johannes Robert Rydberg

Johannes Robert Rydberg (1854 - 1919) most important work is on spectroscopy where he found a relatively simple expression relating the various lines in the spectra of the elements (1890).

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Autobiography of William Alfred Fowler

William Alfred Fowler (1911 - 1995) received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1983 for his theoretical and experimental studies in the formation of the chemical elements in the universe.

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Irene Joliot-Curie

Irene Joliot-Curie (1897 - 1956) did important work on natural and artificial radioactivity, transmutation of elements, and nuclear physics; she shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1935 with her ...

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What are sub-atomic particles?

short video explaining subatomic particles, elements and compounds. It shows how the atom is composed of sub-atomic particles such as electrons, protons and neutrons and how protons and neutrons are ...

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