Periodic Table Turns 150

Feb 4, 2019 by

The United Nations has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of the Chemical Elements ( and, with it, the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry. The organizing committee declared that “The Periodic Table of Chemical Elements is one of the most significant achievements in science, capturing the essence not only of chemistry, but also of physics and biology.”

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