Development of the Periodic Chart

photographs of the elements


Theodore Gray, co-founder of Wolfram Research (makers of Mathematica), spent four years collecting and photographing samples of all the chemical elements.  He compiled the best of his photographs into the following periodic table poster (shown below with his permission).

Theo. Gray's chart
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While there have been earlier periodic tables showing photographs of the elements, Gray's is the most complete.

Use this link to open Theodore Gray's web site.

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