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IYPT 2019 Elements 008: Oxygen: respiration and rocket fuel

Element number 8 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is oxygen. Oxygen is a paramagnetic gas which is essential for respiration of living things, and also finds use as a rocket fuel.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 007: Nitrogen, the element that feeds the world

We’re up to element 7 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series: Nitrogen. This element was feeding the world long before Band Aid made it cool, and also makes up the bulk of the air that surrounds us.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 005: Boron, flares and (glass)wares

Here’s element number five in the series of element graphics I’m producing with the Royal Society of Chemistry for the International Year of the Periodic Table.

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IYPT 2019 Elements 004: Beryllium, emeralds, and NASA telescopes

Element number four in our series of International Year of the Periodic Table graphics, made in partnership with the Royal Society of Chemistry, is beryllium.

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International Year of the Periodic Table 2019: A graphic for every element

Today, the International Year of the Periodic Table was officially launched in Paris. As part of the year’s celebrations, I’m very excited to announce a project with the Royal Society of Chemistry to create a graphic for all 118 elements in the periodic table!