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The Episodic Table of Elements

T. R. Appleton

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The Episodic Table of Elements

The Episodic Table of Elements

T. R. Appleton

10
Followers
36
Plays
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A chemistry podcast about the fascinating true stories behind each element on the periodic table.

Latest Episodes

Lanthanum: Hiding In Plain Sight

Let's uncover element 57, and find out why the "rare earths" are neither rare nor earths nor an empire.

14 MIN1 w ago
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Lanthanum: Hiding In Plain Sight

Barium: Glow-Getter

When you really want to suck all the air out of a room, barium will help you out.

13 MIN3 w ago
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Barium: Glow-Getter

55. Caesium: A Brief History Of Time

We'll trace the history of the most important caesium-based technology all the way back to its original roots: a stick.

30 MINFEB 24
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55. Caesium: A Brief History Of Time

Xenon: Ignoble Gas

Truly strange things start to happen when you breathe this rarefied air.

21 MINFEB 10
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Xenon: Ignoble Gas

Iodine: Purple Haze

We'll pull in our elemental haul from the sea while Lady Jane Davy spits in the ocean.

24 MINJAN 27
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Iodine: Purple Haze

Tellurium: To Hell You Ride

Collecting elements can be risky business. Tellurium is one of those elements that poses a dire threat -- not to one's health, but to the element collector's reputation in polite society.

23 MIN2019 DEC 30
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Tellurium: To Hell You Ride

Antimony: Can You Return An Inheritance?

It's like an Everlasting Gobstopper, but Willy Wonka is a fratricidal German monk.

37 MIN2019 DEC 16
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Antimony: Can You Return An Inheritance?

Tin: Your Metal Pal Who's Fun To Be With

We've palled around with tin for thousands of years, but you should know that it's a fair-weather friend.

28 MIN2019 NOV 25
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Tin: Your Metal Pal Who's Fun To Be With

Indium: The Spectre Of Isaac

The story of indium is pretty straightforward, but its namesake is practically impossible to pin down.

33 MIN2019 NOV 11
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Indium: The Spectre Of Isaac

Cadmium: Don't You Know That You're Toxic?

Cadmium will let you choose among a range of orange-ish hues, but it's some pretty awful news if you contract the "cadmium blues."

18 MIN2019 OCT 28
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Cadmium: Don't You Know That You're Toxic?

Latest Episodes

Lanthanum: Hiding In Plain Sight

Let's uncover element 57, and find out why the "rare earths" are neither rare nor earths nor an empire.

14 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Lanthanum: Hiding In Plain Sight

Barium: Glow-Getter

When you really want to suck all the air out of a room, barium will help you out.

13 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Barium: Glow-Getter

55. Caesium: A Brief History Of Time

We'll trace the history of the most important caesium-based technology all the way back to its original roots: a stick.

30 MINFEB 24
Comments
55. Caesium: A Brief History Of Time

Xenon: Ignoble Gas

Truly strange things start to happen when you breathe this rarefied air.

21 MINFEB 10
Comments
Xenon: Ignoble Gas

Iodine: Purple Haze

We'll pull in our elemental haul from the sea while Lady Jane Davy spits in the ocean.

24 MINJAN 27
Comments
Iodine: Purple Haze

Tellurium: To Hell You Ride

Collecting elements can be risky business. Tellurium is one of those elements that poses a dire threat -- not to one's health, but to the element collector's reputation in polite society.

23 MIN2019 DEC 30
Comments
Tellurium: To Hell You Ride

Antimony: Can You Return An Inheritance?

It's like an Everlasting Gobstopper, but Willy Wonka is a fratricidal German monk.

37 MIN2019 DEC 16
Comments
Antimony: Can You Return An Inheritance?

Tin: Your Metal Pal Who's Fun To Be With

We've palled around with tin for thousands of years, but you should know that it's a fair-weather friend.

28 MIN2019 NOV 25
Comments
Tin: Your Metal Pal Who's Fun To Be With

Indium: The Spectre Of Isaac

The story of indium is pretty straightforward, but its namesake is practically impossible to pin down.

33 MIN2019 NOV 11
Comments
Indium: The Spectre Of Isaac

Cadmium: Don't You Know That You're Toxic?

Cadmium will let you choose among a range of orange-ish hues, but it's some pretty awful news if you contract the "cadmium blues."

18 MIN2019 OCT 28
Comments
Cadmium: Don't You Know That You're Toxic?
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