Slideshow: Buff Up On Periodic Table Trivia

July 9, 2023
Whether you aim to impress friends or ready yourself for trivia night, knowing facts about the Periodic Table of Elements is always beneficial.

It’s undergone many changes in its 154 years, but the Periodic Table of Elements remains a source of knowledge for all things earthbound and beyond. The list of facts, tidbits and trivia could go on and on. Here are just a few interesting insights into Dmitri Mendeleev’s best-known work.

Images and biographical information are courtesy of the following sources:


Interesting Engineering 


Discover Magazine 

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

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