It is said that we are all made of stardust, but stardust itself is formed from the very elements that are the building blocks of everything around us. From the fundamental elements such as oxygen and carbon — the most common elements in the human body — to elusive radioactive elements like francium, researchers are piecing together the secrets of the periodic table.
So whether it's a story on stars covered in unusual elements or a list of important elements you've never heard of, our expert writers and editors always have engaging news, features and articles about elements for you to read.
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Reference Here's a look at the element copper, including its atomic structure, history and uses today.
Reference Uranium is a naturally radioactive element. It powers nuclear reactors and atomic bombs.
Here's a look at the chemical element gold, including its properties, atomic structure and history.
The Periodic Table, first created by Dmitri Mendeleev, organizes all of the known elements in an informative array.
Reference The elements in the periodic table are arranged according to the transition from metal to nonmetal elements.
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