The history class visits the chemistry lab to explore wild tales of scientific adventure that stretch back to the beginning of time itself.
Preview The Episodic Table of Elements
Wondering what sorts of things you might here on The Episodic Table of Elements? I've produced this brief teaser so you can get an idea of what kinds of stories you'll hear.
Bismuth: The Friendly Oddball
The periodic table shows the natural patterns and trends among the elements. Bismuth does not abide.
Lead: Irrational Self-Interest
We just can't seem to stop chasing the sweet, sweet taste of element 82.
Thallium: It Rides A Pale Horse
In which we learn how reading mystery novels might very well save a life.
Mercury: Fatally Toxic And Probably In Your Mouth
Even if you hate tuna, have flawless teeth, and only use digital thermometers, humans have historically not been shy about getting a mouthful of mercury.
Gold: Lump Sum
All other metals step aside, because today we deal with the king of elements.
A great chemistry podcast with wonderful relevant story’s about the elements.
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