World’s Smallest Periodic Table on a Human Hair

Fun with science. The world’s smallest periodic table etched onto a strand of hair belonging to chemistry Professor Martyn Poliakoff (University of Nottingham). This clip comes from the Periodic Videos collection and it comes recommend by the great @OliverSacks.



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  1. sp says . . . | January 10, 2011 / 10:45 pm

    I was totally stunned as well as amused to see the video. stunned to see nano-technology’s approach and amused to imagin that the professor in the video saying that my head is full of knowledge because each of my hair is a book and claiming that bald people are idiots.

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