The Elements, a Volatile History

Do you know the real shape of atoms under an electronic microscope and what their assembly logic is?Do you wonder why Mendeleïev’s periodic table of the Elements is so highly considered and how it came about ? Do you want to learn how Alchemist discovered elements while looking for gold ?

Below are  the three episodes of a great BBC Documentary series to watch this week-end: The Elements , a Volatile History.

 

Episode 1, Discovering the Elements

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/23948902]

 

Episode 2, The Order of the Elements

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/23979283]

 

Episode 3, The Power of the Elements

[vimeo http://vimeo.com/23988758]

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