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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Relat­ed Con­tent:

Inter­ac­tive Peri­od­ic Table of Ele­ments Shows How the Ele­ments Get Used in Mak­ing Every­day Things

A Peri­od­ic Table Visu­al­iz­ing the Year & Coun­try in Which Each Ele­ment Was Dis­cov­ered

The Peri­od­ic Table of Ele­ments Pre­sent­ed as Inter­ac­tive Haikus

The Peri­od­ic Table of Endan­gered Ele­ments: Visu­al­iz­ing the Chem­i­cal Ele­ments That Could Van­ish Before You Know It

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