UNESCO and IUPAC are celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of Mendeleyev’s Periodic Table of the Elements with IYPT2019!
Three hundred years of element discovery in 99 seconds! Check out the video and article.
But, does Mendeleyev really deserve all the credit? Confusion reigned in chemistry when chemists met in Karlsruhe in 1860 to start sorting things out.
The Economist fills in more history of element discovery here.
Cal ACS will incorporate this theme into our outreach events throughout the year.