Periodic Table

What’s in a Logo?

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Medusa Nebula

Elements of Invention

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Dmitri Mendeleev at the Working Desk.

Mendeleev at Home

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An 1830 engraving of Sir Humphry Davy, by G. R. Newton, after a painting by Sir Thomas Lawrence (1769–1830).

Humphry Davy

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Amedeo Avogadro. Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.

Amedeo Avogadro

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John Dalton, F.R.S., engraved by William Henry Worthington after an 1814 painting by William Allen, published June 25, 1823, in Manchester and London. Note the charts with Dalton’s atomic symbols lying on the table.

John Dalton

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Stanislao Cannizzaro. Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.

Stanislao Cannizzaro

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William Ramsay.

William Ramsay

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Blow Pipe Kit

Objects

Collections
Making Modernity exhibition at the Museum at CHF.

On View

Museum
Yasser Arafat

Nuclear Option

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composite image of Mendeleev, Meyer, and their periodic systems

An Element of Order

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A periodic table of cupcakes

The Periodic Table at Play

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Stanislao Cannizzaro at the age of 32, after a sketch by Demetrio Salazzaro. Courtesy Edgar Fahs Smith Collection, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts, University of Pennsylvania.

Setting the Table

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