Have you ever wondered how various elements affect everything from what you eat to how you get around town? If so, you’re bound to love a new interactive periodic table developed by Boeing software engineer Keith Enevoldsen.
The Period Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words, reveals how seemingly obscure elements — such as gallium and tantalum — influence daily life. When peering at the chart, for instance, one learns that Ruthenium is used in electric switches, Potassium abounds in fruits and vegetables, and Bromine makes photography film possible. Continue reading New Interactive Periodic Table Reveals How Each Element Influences Daily Life