Thursday, September 04, 2003

Earth Science Periodic Table

Nature tells us that a Geologist has redesigned the Periodic Table to better reflect how atoms and ions occur in the wild. The ions are grouped by charge rather than by weight.

To my mind, this sort of information was always there in the Periodic Table. You just need to what different locations in the table meant, which gave you some idea of how complete the orbitals were.

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