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The INTERNET Database of Periodic Tables

There are thousands of periodic tables in web space, but this is the only comprehensive database of periodic tables & periodic system formulations. If you know of an interesting periodic table that is missing, please contact the database curator: Mark R. Leach Ph.D.

Use the drop menus below to search & select from the more than 1300 Period Tables in the database: 

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Year:  2012 PT id = 497

Tour de France – 'le tour des Merveilles'

By, 'le tour des Merveilles' is a visual tribute to a wonderful sporting event, using the iconic periodic table as the framework.

Information is included on each year's Tour de France winning rider. The race was first staged in 1903. The race was the idea of Géo Lefèvre, a journalist with L'Auto magazine. He first discussed the race with his editor at the Taverne Zimmer, a restaurant on the Boulevard de Monmartre. His editor, Henri Desgrange, famously responded, "If I understand you, petit Géo, you're proposing a Tour de France?":

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