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By John Roach, Contributing Writer, NBC News Engineers have inscribed the periodic table on a shaft of hair snipped from the frizzy mop of Nottingham University's Martyn Poliakoff . The feat was accomplished using a gallium ion beam in a scanning electron microscope to knock off tiny flakes of the chemist's hair shaft, etching in the abbreviations for the 118 elements. The table measures 89.67 microns across and 46.39 microns from the top of helium all the way to the bottom of lawrencium, small enough to fit a million of them onto a Post-it note, the chemistry professor notes in the video above.
This website is for teachers of chemistry in schools and colleges. It is a collection of experiments that demonstrate a wide range of chemical concepts and processes. Some of the experiments can be used as starting-points for investigations or for enhancement activities.
... welcome to the weird world of quantum science ; a world where things are not always as they seem, electrons as not always as innocent as they may first appear, and molecules come with stupid names ... nz306 Cannon balls: the quantum view [...higher res version...]
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This article has been reposted with permission from Lisa Nielsen, creator of The Innovative Educator blog and the Transforming Education for the 21st Century learning network. She is an outspoken and passionate advocate of learning innovatively and has worked for more than a decade in various capacities supporting schools and districts in providing innovative learning opportunities that will prepare students for 21st century success. Connect with Nielsen on Twitter @InnovativeEdu .