Atomic Theory and StructureThe Periodic Table of Elements

by Anthony Carpi, Ph.D.

Resources

The Periodic Table Challenge

Test your element know-how with this fill-in table.

Further Exploration

WebElements

M. Winter - A web classic. Extensive and up-to-date element details.

Periodic Tables on the Web

Chemdex - An extensive list of English and other-language tables on the web.

The Periodic Table of Comic Books

F. Holler, J. Selegue - A strip for every element!

Biography

Dmitri Mendeleev
Dmitri Mendeleev

Classics

Mendeleev's Periodic Table

C. Heilman, Phoenix College - Reproduction of the original table

The Periodic Law of the Chemical Elements

D. Mendeleev - text of 1889 Faraday lecture.

News & Events

Element 118 Created

National Geographic News

Element 107 and the Periodic Table

Science Daily

Current Science News

News from around the world of science.

Research

Google Scholar

Google - Research database allows searching of the scholarly literature.

Experiment!

David's Whizzy Table

Physics 2000 - Java applet simulates motion in the elements H thru Kr. Includes ionization potentials and emission spectra.

We must expect the discovery of many yet unknown elements, for example, elements analogous to aluminium and silicon, whose atomic weight would be between 65 and 75.
— Dmitri Mendeleev
1834-1907