Daily Archives: November 29, 2017


December 7 marks the passing of Walter Noddack. Noddack was a German chemist who searched for two elements missing from Mendeleev’s periodic table. The two blank placeholder elements appeared underneath manganese called eka-manganese and dvi-manganese. (eka means 1 and dvi means 2 in Sanskrit). Together with Ida Tacke (who would […]

Today In Science History – December 7 – Walter Noddack


Glassware Chemistree
A chemistree is a festive and educational holiday decoration. There are several ways to make a chemistree, so no matter what materials you have, you can celebrate the season with chemistry! Chemistry Glassware Chemistree If you have access to a laboratory, a glassware chemistree is stunning. The basic idea is […]

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