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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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Periodic Tables from the year 2010:

2010   Sentiments Periodic Table
2010   Colorments Periodic Table
2010   Classical Periodic Table
2010   Periodic Arch of The Elements
2010   3-D Strange Periodic Table
2010   Marks & Marks: Newlands Revisited
2010   Before & After Mendeleev: Periodic Table Videos
2010   Keaggy's Periodic Table of Periodic Tables
2010   Wisdom Periodic Table
2010   Elements of Videogames, Illustrated
2010   Chucknorium Periodic Table
2010   Disappearing Spoon
2010   Dynamic Periodic Table
2010   Tai Chi Periodic Table
2010   Meat, Periodic Table of
2010   Manchester United Periodic Table
2010   Recipe For A Human Shirt
2010   Brand Evolution Term
2010   Coiled Coils Periodic Table
2010   Caffine Beverages Periodic Table
2010   Business Periodic Table
2010   NIST Atomic Physical Reference Data
2010   Lewis Octet Periodic Table
2010   HTML 5 Elements, Periodic Table of
2010   Elemental Table of the Period
2010   Jovanovic's 2D Periodic Table
2010   Fahimi Formulations
2010   Vajra's Periodic Table
2010   Pauling's Spheron Periodic Table
2010   Bing Periodic Table
2010   Pyykkö's Extended Elements
2010   Baseball Hall of Famers Periodic Table
2010   Harrison's Spiral Periodic Table
2010   Spiral of Atoms and Their Periodic Table
2010   Revised Periodic Table
2010   Cartogram Periodic Tables
2010   Rare Earths in the Periodic Table
2010   Scandium Group and The Periodic Table
2010   Compilation of Minimum and Maximum Isotope Ratios of Selected Elements
2010   Upper Limit in Mendeleev's Periodic Table - Element No.155
2010   World's Smallest Periodic Table
2010   Imaginary Elements Periodic Table
2010   Russian Periodic Table of Alcoholic Beverages
2010   Chemical Elements as a Collection of Images
2010   Khipu or Quipu Periodic Table
2010   Hipsters Periodic Table
2010   Cars, Periodic Table of
2010   City Planning Periodic Table
2010   Pepsi Max with Genseng Periodic Table (Advert)
2010   Sports Cars, Periodic Table of
2010   Circular Periodic Table of Elements
2010   Mad Men Periodic Table
2010   Professional Cycling Periodic Table
2010   Teachinghearts Periodic Table
2010   Fake Science Periodic Table
2010   Empire Strikes Back, Periodic Table of
2010   Bradley's Periodic Table of Science Bloggers
2010   Arsenal Periodic Table
2010   Diana Comet Presents: 75 Years of Fabulous Writers. A Periodic Table, 1933-2008
2010   Harrington's Projection for The 270 AMU Structure
2010   Neutronic Schema of the Elements
2010   Circlon Model of Nuclear Structure & Periodic Table
2010   Knickers
2010   Super-Hero Periodic Table
2010   Funk, Periodic Table of
2010   Nucleosynthesis Periodic Tables
2010   Kabbalistic Periodic Table
2010   Science Museum Lockers
2010   Newlands Revisited - Poster
2010   Ionic Radii Database Periodic Table
2010   Discovery of Tennessine
2010   UCL Lecturers, Periodic Table Of
2010   Schwarz & Rich's Periodic Table

Year:  2010 PT id = 180


A periodic table of sentiment cards by pinklovesbrown:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 185


A Periodic Table of Colorments.

From Colourlovers "Here you can find all the elements on the periodic table represented by a mere 5 colors. Some have the inspiration image posted while others were purely plucked from the depths of my scientific being. Hours of research went into all of these so, enjoy!":

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Year:  2010 PT id = 217

Classical Periodic Table

A periodic table of the classical elements: air, fire, earth, water & aether available as a t-shirt:


Or, just air, fire, earth, water, the 'old school' elements from here:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 277

Periodic Arch of The Elements

Cynthia K. Whitney of Galilean Electrodynamics writes: "In his paper Explaining the periodic table, and the role of chemical triad, Eric Scerri mentioned the existence of at least four different candidate places for Hydrogen: Group 1 (alkali metals - Lithium, etc.), Group 17 (halogens - Fluorine, etc.), Group 14 (Carbon, etc.), or off the Periodic Table entirely, because it is so odd! The four-fold multiplicity (and maybe more) of candidate places for Hydrogen triggered in me the following thought: the excessive multiplicity of candidate places may have to do with the rectangular nature of the Periodic Tables under consideration there." Read more in this pdf file.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 279

3-D Strange Periodic Table

As Lewis Page of The Register puts it: "Top flight international reverse-alchemy boffins say they have managed to transmute gold into an entirely new form of 'negatively strange' antihypernucleic antimatter...", here.

The effect is to add a third dimension of quark strangeness to the periodic table. Read the abstract by the STAR Collaboration.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 283

Marks & Marks: Newlands Revisited

Marks & Marks – The Marks bros. – published "A periodic table explicitly for chemists rather than physicists. It is derived from Newlands’ columns. It solves many problems such as the positions of hydrogen, helium, beryllium, zinc and the lanthanoids but all within a succinct format."   email here

E. G. Marks & J. A. Marks, Newlands revisited: a display of the periodicity of the chemical elements for chemists, Found Chem (2010).



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Year:  2010 PT id = 302

Before & After Mendeleev: Periodic Table Videos

Two videos by the Chemical Heritage Foundation:

The videos feature interviews with Dr. Eric Scerri of UCLA, with added narration, animations, illustrations, photos, captions, etc. by David V. Black as well as publication artwork and notes by Edward G. Mazurs.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 304

Periodic Table of Periodic Tables

Keaggy, of, has put together a rather cool 'Periodic Table of Periodic Tables', clearly using this web site as one of the major resources:


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Year:  2010 PT id = 306

Wisdom Table

Periodic Table of the World's Religions & Philosophical Traditions - by Dr. Thomas C. Daffern, Director, IIPSGP - (Copyright 2009).

The Wisdom Pages are hosting a Periodic Table of the Worlds Religious and Philosophical Traditions or Wisdom Table for short. It can be viewed by following the website link below. If you click in any box on the table it takes you to a database behind giving more information. We are still currently adding to this database however it is nearly complete.:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 309

Elements of Videogames, Illustrated

From the Lizzy wanders blog, here:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 310


Chucknorium, the most dangerous element in the whole universe, here:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 316

Disappearing Spoon

The Disappearing Spoon is a 2010 book by Sam Kean:

"The Periodic Table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. The fascinating tales in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold, and every single element on the table as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine, and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them: Why did a little lithium help cure poet Robert Lowell of his madness? And how did Gallium (Ga, 31) become the go-to element for laboratory pranksters?"

"The Disappearing Spoon has the answers, fusing science with the classic lore of invention, investigation, discovery, and alchemy, from the Big Bang through the end of time."

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Year:  2010 PT id = 318

Dynamic Periodic Table

Michael Dayah's Dynamic Periodic Table, in development since 1997, is a traditional data presentation periodic table with a beautiful, flexible & fast user interface.

For example, when selecting "MP", "BP", "Discovery", etc. a slider appears and the PT changes in colour dynamically to reflect the change. PDF and PNG versions can be downloaded:

Highly recommended!

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Year:  2010 PT id = 319

Tai Chi Periodic Table

Joyous Wong, , a student at the Hebei Normal University, China presents a periodic table based on the Chinese cultural background of Tai Chi:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 320

Meat Periodic Table

From the Pleated-Jeans blog:

"Scientists have long referred to meat as 'the building blocks of delicious meals'. In an effort to catalog the world's most popular (and unpopular) types of meat into an informative and easy-to-reference tabular form, I give you the The Periodic Table of Meat":

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Year:  2010 PT id = 323

Manchester United Periodic Table

The Manchester United Periodic Table T-Shirt: The history of Manchester United, arranged in the style of chemistry's periodic table of the elements. From Charlie Roberts to Wayne Rooney via everyone from Harry Gregg to Ralph Milne and Dennis Violett to Denis Irwin.

Showing Man United's greatest, best loved and most infamous players in each position as well as the two greatest managers in the history of the club: Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Also featuring two of the most famous teams in history in their entirety: the team that perished at Munich and the one which won the treble in 1999..

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Year:  2010 PT id = 325

Recipe For A Human Shirt

By Sean Fallon and available from Fashionably Geek, A Recipe For Humans Shirt:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 326

Brand Evolution Terms

By Kolbrener, a Periodic Table of Brand Evolution Terms:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 327

Coiled Coils

CC+, a relational database of coiled-coil protein structures. This database has been developed to help probe understanding of the sequence-to-structure relationships:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 328

Caffine Beverages

A Periodic Table of Caffine Beverages:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 329

Business Periodic Table

The Periodic Table of Business shows 384 base or generic Performance Markers. These are arranged and placed on the Periodic Table strategically, by business function and layer in the business, or hierarchy:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 334

NIST Atomic Physical Reference Data

Access the NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) physical reference data:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 335

Lewis Octet Periodic Table

A periodic table showing the outer shell of valence electrons associated with Lewis atoms:

By Mark Leach

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Year:  2010 PT id = 340

HTML 5 Elements, Periodic Table of

This table, from the Josh Duck blog, shows the 104 elements currently in the HTML5 working draft and two proposed elements (marked with an asterisk).

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Year:  2010 PT id = 341

Elemental Table of the Period

Called "Elemental Table of the Period", this is a mixed media on panel artwork by Faith Cavendish on the HoldUp website.

Look closely, and many of the elements symbols have been moved, duplicated or invented:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 342

Jovanovic's 2D Periodic Table

Jovanovic's 2D Periodic Table is based on the atomic number Z and the electron configuration of the elements. There is a full explanatory pdf file on the website:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 350

Fahimi Formulations

Peyman Fahimi has posted some periodic table formulations to, these can be found here, here, here, here & here:

The two most interesting are are shown below:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 351

Vajra Periodic Table

The Vajra Periodic Table, which can be found at APM Periodic Tables, lays out according to electron orbitals and thus gives insights into the electron structure surrounding the nucleus. The nucleus organizes with different rules and thus a different periodic table is needed to visualize the nuclear bindings:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 352

Pauling Spheron Periodic Table

The Pauling Spheron Periodic Table, can be found at APM Periodic Tables.

Linus Pauling was a brilliant physicist who tended to think outside the mainstream. One of his many contributions to science was his spheron model for the nucleus. The word "spheron" does not mean the nucleus is spherical (although it may be), it refers to Pauling's idea that clusters might form in the nucleus. For example, a nucleus may contain a stable helium nucleus within a larger uranium nucleus. Thus, when uranium decays, it releases a helium atom. Other elements, such as oxygen, may also cluster within larger elements. This makes sense since certain atoms like helium and oxygen are more strongly bound than other elements:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 354

Bing Periodic Table

Microsoft's Bing search engine has a rather extensive way of finding element data & information that avoids any formal PT representation:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 355

Pyykkö's Extended Elements

From an RSC new page: Pekka Pyykkö at the University of Helsinki has used a highly accurate computational model to predict electronic structures and therefore the periodic table positions of elements up to proton number 172 - far beyond the limit of elements that scientists can currently synthesise.

From the paper, A suggested periodic table up to Z = 172, based on Dirac-Fock calculations on atoms and ions:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 356

Baseball Hall of Famers

From Wired: When it comes to central repositories of awesomeness, science has its Periodic Table of Elements. Baseball has its Hall of Fame. And now, an unlikely marriage between the two has been fashioned.

Larry Granillo, who runs the über-awesome Wezen Ball, took it upon himself to essentially mash up the Periodic Table (which currently boasts 118 known elements) with those who've been formally voted into baseball's most elite circle (109 members, to date). With a little categorizing and a whole lot of inventiveness, Granillo came up with the definitive classification system of baseball legends.

Click to embiggen:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 357

Harrison Spiral Periodic Table

This spiral, inspired by Stewart's Chemical Galaxy, is based on the modern periodic table with the elements strictly arranged in the increasing order of their atomic number and in accordance with their electron configurations.

The spiral separates the elements into the eight dominant 'A' groups of normal elements, and the eight corresponding 'B' subgroups of transitional and inner transitional elements, which have been incorporated as the inner spiral. The organisation of the elements closely follows H.G. Deming's 1923 Periodic Table where A B numeration was first utilized to correspond the characteristic oxides of the 'B' groups to those of the 'A' groups. The result of this design places Group VIII, the triads Fe, Co, Ni, etc. as a subgroup of Group 0 (or 18 Helium Group) which conflicts with some modern periodic tables, though broadly agrees with Deming's original proposal (VIIIA and VIIIB).

Hydrogen, which generally cannot be considered as part of any group, has been placed with the Fluorine group VII which appears its natural place in the spiral. Common names have been used where practicable to make the table more educational and reader-friendly. Element symbols have been included in the expanded poster of this table.

Look at a larger PDF.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 358

Spiral of Atoms and Their Periodic Table

Page 8 of my website (in Russian) shows The Spiral of Atoms and Their Periodic Table, which depicts a spiral disk of atoms with a periodic table of their relative masses.

This information clarifies the options published in the editions of my book The Axiomatics of Nature (2007-2009). Mark Adelman Samuilovich (Mark S. Eidelman)

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Year:  2010 PT id = 359

Revised Periodic Table

From Spelling Mistakes Cost Lives Dot Com, a heavily Revised Periodic Table:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 362

Cartogram Periodic Tables

Webelements have produced a poster with various atomic & elemental properties represented in cartographic form. From the Webelements shop:

"Periodic table cartograms are periodic table grids distorted using a computer algorithm so that the areas of the element squares are in proportion to a periodic table property. This is the first poster to show periodic properties plotted in this way".

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Year:  2010 PT id = 370

Rare Earths in the Periodic Table

CRC Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Chapter 248. Accommodation of the Rare Earths in the Periodic Table: A Historical Analysis by Pieter Thyssen and Koen Binnemans (ISBN: 978-0-444-53590-0):

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Year:  2010 PT id = 371

Scandium Group and The Periodic Table: Sc, Y, Lu, Lr   or   Sc, Y, La, Ac?

Pieter Thyssen and Koen Binnemans discuss (CRC Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths, Chapter 248. Accommodation of the Rare Earths in the Periodic Table: A Historical Analysis) the confusion surrounding the members of and the positioning of the scandium group. There are three forms commonly used.

A medium-long form and long form depiction of the 15LaAc periodic table. As should be clear from the long form periodic table, an intermingling occurs between the f-block and d-block:


A medium-long form and long form depiction of the 14CeTh periodic table. The d-block has been torn apart in the long form, due to the insertion of the f-block:


A medium-long form and long form depiction of the 14LaAc periodic table. The 14LaAc periodic table is in perfect agreement with the Madelung rule:

A recent graphic posted by Eric Scerri:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 374

Compilation of Minimum and Maximum Isotope Ratios of Selected Elements

Documented variations in the isotopic compositions of some chemical elements are responsible for expanded uncertainties in the standard atomic weights published by the Commission on Atomic Weights and Isotopic Abundances of the International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry.

This report summarizes reported variations in the isotopic compositions of 20 elements that are due to physical and chemical fractionation processes (not due to radioactive decay) and their effects on the standard atomic weight uncertainties. For 11 of those elements (hydrogen, lithium, boron, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, silicon, sulfur, chlorine, copper, and selenium), standard atomic weight uncertainties have been assigned values that are substantially larger than analytical uncertainties because of common isotope abundance variations in materials of natural terrestrial origin. For 2 elements (chromium and thallium), recently reported isotope abundance variations potentially are large enough to result in future expansion of their atomic weight uncertainties. For 7 elements (magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, molybdenum, palladium, and tellurium), documented isotope-abundance variations in materials of natural terrestrial origin are too small to have a significant effect on their standard atomic weight uncertainties.

Compilation of Minimum and Maximum Isotope Ratios of Selected Elements in Naturally Occurring Terrestrial Materials and Reagents

This report is available as a pdf.


Water Resources Investigation Report 01-4222

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Year:  2010 PT id = 375

Upper Limit in Mendeleev's Periodic Table - Element No.155

This book (PDF), by Albert Khazan, represents a result of many-year theoretical research, which manifested hyperbolic law in Mendeleev's Periodic Table.

According to [Khazan's] law, an upper limit (heaviest element) exists in Mendeleev's Table, whose atomic mass is 411.66 and No.155. It is shown that the heaviest element No.155 can be a reference point in nuclear reactions. Due to symmetry of the hyperbolic law, the necessity of the Table of Anti-Elements, consisting of anti-substance, has been predicted. This manifests that the found hyperbolic law is universal, and the Periodic Table is common for elements and anti-elements.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 377

World's Smallest Periodic Table

The World's Smallest Periodic Table:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 382

Imaginary Elements

An image of a Periodic Table Imaginary Elements by Russell Walks:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 384

Russian Periodic Table of Alcoholic Beverages

A Russian Periodic Table of alcoholic beverages. I don't speak Russian but my guess is that V = vodka:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 386

Chemical Elements as a Collection of Images

Using Google Translate (German -> English):

"The periodic table of chemical elements as a collection of images [click to zoom in]. A collection of images of materials constitute the basic components of the whole universe. This is a periodic table of chemical elements (also called short PSE) with a difference! Visible in pure form, as it really looks like. Not only naked dry boring data. There are the alkali metals, alkaline earth metals, boron group, carbon group, nitrogen group, chalcogens, halogens, noble gases, hard metals, ferrous metals, precious metals, lanthanides..." from the website, here:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 388

Khipu or Quipu Periodic Table

The Khipu or Quipu or Talking Knot Periodic Table, developed by Julio Antonio Gutierrez Samanez.

Google translated from the Spanish pdf file:

"As a result of bringing together each pair of periods in a single function or binod, the author has found a new regular on the subject, which has been defined as a new quantum number, since the number of orders or regulations binod growth elements in the table, under the appearance of pairs of new types of quantum structures or periods whose organization responds to a simple mathematical function: a parable of the type Y = 4 X ^ 2 - In this case report: a) That the strings correspond to pairs of periods or binod and knots are double for items with orbital s (in red), six nodes for p in orange, 10 yellow d knots and 14 knots for green f . b) That in each binod or rope, appear regularly in pairing mode or dual, new quantum or orbital structures, such as moving from within the orbital previous binod.":

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Year:  2010 PT id = 390

Hipsters Periodic Table

Periodic Table of Hipsters:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 394

Cars, Periodic Table of

A Periodic Table of Cars from the CARnivorousness blog:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 395

City Planning Periodic Table

A Periodic Table of City Planning:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 396

Max with Genseng Periodic Table (Advert)

A Wake Up! Pepsi Max with Ginseng soft drink periodic table advertisment, from this sequence:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 398

Sports Cars, Periodic Table of

A periodic table of Sports Cars from Car and Driver:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 399

Circular Periodic Table of Elements

Michael Paukner's circular periodic table is one alternative to the standard periodic table of the elements:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 400

Mad Men Periodic Table

From Flavorwire, a Mad Men periodic table.

Click here to see the full size version. Graphic by Emily Miethner:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 401

Professional Cycling Periodic Table

The Cyclocosm blog made a nice Periodic Table of Professional Cycling wall poster.

All cycling events of 2010 are on this calendar organized by location, prestige and format. It’s a little bit late in the season, but I think they will make one for 2011:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 408

Teachinghearts Periodic Table

From the Teachinghearts website:

"Science and religion intersect in the realm where the language is signs, symbols and miracles, because only miracles are universally useful as signs. However, each abides by the same set of physical rules and laws making religion or knowledge about God a legitimate science. Religion completes physical scientific knowledge because it further explains the moral rules that govern interpersonal relationships in the mental and spiritual realms. Religion is both very good and very bad at explaining the moral laws such as the ten commandments. However, in this article, we are not attempting to explain those laws, we are attempting to show that the physical laws that science relies on are not incompatible with God. He made them. So physical laws actually reside within the larger realm of spiritual laws..." and heaps more of this tosh...

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Year:  2010 PT id = 415

Fake Science Periodic Table

Fake Science provides bonkers theories about our world, including the 'fact' that the periodic table is based on the popular board game Scrabble:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 420

Empire Strikes Back, Periodic Table of

From Blastr, with art design by Chris Kalba, comes a Periodic Table of The Empire Strikes Back:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 421

David Bradley's Periodic Table of Science Bloggers

David Bradley, of ScienceBase, has constructed a Periodic Table of Science Bloggers:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 424

Arsenal Periodic Table

From ebay, "118 of Arsenal's greatest players and managers in a periodic table, along with the years they played for the club. Specifically designed so the top 24 Arsenal players are listed seperately in the box below the main table, this is a fantastic poster that would grace the wall of any Arsenal fan":

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Year:  2010 PT id = 427

Diana Comet Presents: 75 Years of Fabulous Writers. A Periodic Table, 1933-2008

Sandra McDonald has produced a Diana Comet Presents: 75 Years of Fabulous (women) Writers, A Periodic Table, 1933-2008 here:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 469

Harrington Projection for The 270 AMU Structure

From Bill Harrington, Founder/CTO of Rainforest Reactor Research and Temporal Dynamics Laboratory, comes a Harrington Projection for The 270 AMU Structure :

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Year:  2010 PT id = 507

Neutronic Schema of the Elements

The Neutronic Schema of the Elements, with LATIN NOTATION by Families and Groups, by Earth/matriX, Science Today, 11" x 17" laminated, color, shows each element of the periodic table with its notation in Latin letters instead of their historically accidental names and symbols:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 523

Circlon Model of Nuclear Structure & Periodic Table

The complete nature and description of The Circlon Model of Nuclear Structure is contained in the book The Other Theory of Nuclear Physics available from However, for the purpose of understanding nuclear structure it is only necessary to assume that the components of nuclear structure (protons, mesons, and neutrons) are all composed of hollow, ring-shaped, mechanical particles called Circlons that are held together within the nucleus by their physical shapes.

Within the nucleus, the proton and the meson are always connected in a two piece unit called a Promestone. The proton encircles the ring-shaped body of the meson, and the neutrons fit inside of the meson's hollow body and can only be located at four places within the meson's body called nucleon receptors. A proton is always located at one of a meson's nucleon receptors. One Promestone makes up the nucleus of a hydrogen-1 atom and two Promestones plus two neutrons make up the helium-4 nucleus, also know as an alpha particle. An element's atomic number indicates the number of Promestones in its nucleus and an isotope's atomic weight indicates the total number of Promestones and neutrons in that particular nucleus.

Within the alpha particle that forms the center of each nucleus, a proton and a neutron are located at each junction where the two mesons intersect. However, when two mesons cross in other parts of the nucleus, each intersection can contain only one proton or one neutron (see nitrogen model above).

In the nucleon models displayed in each of the element boxes of the periodic table, the protons are represented by white circles and the neutrons are represented by white stars. The mesons are represented by ovals which take the color of the element that is formed by their addition to the nucleus:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 527


What more can we say... except the Etsy link no longer works!

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Year:  2010 PT id = 530

Super-Hero Periodic Table

From Comics With 70 years of super-hero comics behind us, there have been a lot of super-powers on the printed page -- so many, in fact, that even the most dedicated comics reader can occasionally have a hard time keeping them straight.

That's why ComicsAlliance senior writer Chris Sims took it upon himself to finally get things organized with The Periodic Table of Super-Powers, an arranged listing of 84 common (and decidedly uncommon) characteristics of your favorite super-heroes!

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Year:  2010 PT id = 556

Funk, Periodic Table of

The Periodic Table of Funk:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 593

Nucleosynthesis Periodic Tables

The buildup of heavy elements from lighter ones by nuclear fusion.

Helium, and some lithium, was produced by cosmic (or primordial) nucleosynthesis from 2 to 20 minitues after the Big Bang, here and here:

From the Encyclopedia of Science:

Today most element-building nucleosynthesis takes place in stars.

Stellar nucleosynthesis converts hydrogen into helium, either by the proton-proton chain or by the carbon-nitrogen-oxygen cycle. As a star evolves, a contracting superdense core of helium is produced from the conversion of hydrogen nuclei into helium nuclei.

Eventually, the temperature and pressure inside the core become high enough for helium to begin fusing into carbon. If the star has more than about twice the Sun's mass, a sequence of nuclear reactions then produces heavier elements such as oxygen, silicon, magnesium, potassium, and iron. Successively heavier elements, as far as iron (in the most massive stars) are built up in later stages of stellar evolution by the triple-alpha process. The heaviest elements of all are produced by explosive nucleosynthesis in supernova explosions, by mechanisms such as the p-process, r-process, and s-process:

From FigShare (Athanasios Psaltis):

Our quest to explain the origin of the elements started in the late 1950's by two famous papers independently - E. M. Burbidge et al., Rev. Mod. Phys. 29, 547 (1957) & A.G.W. Cameron, Pub. Astron. Soc. Pac. 69, 201 (1957) - whose authors claimed that the elements are created in astrophysical environments. This is the well-known periodic table of elements, but where each element is labeled by the environment that is created (e.g Supernova explosion etc.).

In 2017 the LIGO gravitional wave detector identified the merger of two neutron stars, an event which produces large quantities of gold, platinum etc. Thus, an updated periodic table of nucleosyntheis looks like this, from an interesting SDSS blog:

Conal Boyce has prepared a Janet Left-Step Nucleosynthesis Periodic Table. Conal writes:

"This formulation was created by mapping the Ivans/Johnson color-coding scheme onto a Janet grid, using Tsimmerman half-cells. Although several attempts to contact Professor Jennifer Johnson failed, I did receive enthusiastic feedback on this LST mapping from Professor Inese Ivans, and decided to make it public on that basis."

Click to enlarge:

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Year:  2010 PT id = 626

Kabbalistic Periodic Table

A Kabbalistic periodic table from that attempts to link the PT with the Torah version of Genesis:


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Year:  2010 PT id = 668

Science Museum Lockers

From Kotaku:

While visiting the Nagoya City Science Museum, Twitter user Kantaku noticed something very cool, the coin lockers.

The name of each element is written below each symbol in Japanese, allowing visitors to store their belongings in Helium, Calcium, Oxygen, Potassium and more.

The number of each locker corresponds to the element. So, locker 21 is Scandium as it's the twenty-first element on the periodic table. Locker 3? It's Lithium, like it is on the periodic table, and so on. Dibs on Krypton!

Science Museum Lockers

Thanks to Eric Scerri for the tip!
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Year:  2010 PT id = 673

Newlands Revisited – Poster

At the beginning of last year (Meyers, 2009), a IUPAC editorial offered "something old, something new, something borrowed and something blue".

Marks and Marks 2010 (M&M) preserves the old subgroups (Newlands' columns) that were a feature of all short forms, although M&M would then have been described as a 'medium form' (14 groups) in contrast to Mendeleyev's 'short form' (8 groups) or Werner's 'long form' (32 groups). M&M naturally continues the grouping of the lanthanoids/actinoids whose initial four groups were also included in 'short form' tables.

The logic of the arrangement of the s-elements is a new feature. It recognizes the chemical subgroups of hydrogen, viz. the alkali metals and the halogens, and of helium, viz. the alkaline earth metals and the inert gases. It is interesting to note that subgroups differ chemically from each other inversely as the azimuth, i.e. Li:F > Ca:Zn > La:Lu.

The whole idea is, of course, borrowed from Newlands. The group numbers are borrowed from valency but also from electronic structure in that the number of s, p, d, or f subgroups corresponds to the Pauli maximum for each. Finally, the mnemonic reflects that most elementary introduction to chemistry: alkalis turn Litmus blue.

From this start, the p-bloc is red, the transition elements yellow and the "rare earth" elements green, as argued in the M&M paper. The numbering of groups I - XIV is unambiguous, it is less than IUPAC's arbitrary 18 groups, it preserves subgroups and satisfactorily accommodates hydrogen and the lanthanoids/actinoids.

As required by Leigh (2009), this table is clear, simple and brief.

Newlands Revisited

GJ Leigh "Periodic Tables and IUPAC" Chemistry International 2009, 31: 4-6. EG Marks & JA Marks "Newlands Revisited: a periodic table for chemists" Foundations of Chemistry 2010, 12: 85-93. F Meyers "From the Editor" Chemistry International 2009, 31:1-2.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 721

Ionic Radii Database Periodic Table

By the Atomistic Simulation Group in the Materials Department of Imperial College, a database of ionic radii:

Genetic Code Periodic Table

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Year:  2010 PT id = 897

Discovery of Tennessine


Tennessine, atomic number 117, has a mass of 292 au.

Synthetic radioactive element.

Tennessine was first observed in 2010 by Y. Oganessian et al.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 993

UCL Lecturers, Periodic Table Of

This table attempts to chart the evolution of the department from its inception in 1826 to the present day through the members of academic staff who have taught here. The names appear in order of appointment. In the interests of clarity, the f-block has been suppressed in its entirety. This move in no way reflects Departmental Policy. UCL Chemistry does not discrimate against particular azimuthal quantum numbers and has no comment to make regarding elements with n > 6.

Click on a name to get details of the time they spent here and perhaps even see a picture of the person. With time we hope to include biographical information, anecdotes, lists of key publications, pictures of mountains they climbed, and other goodies from our archives. An alphabetical list is also available. Disclaimer: Positions in the chart are provisional and no conclusions concerning the moral fibre of any individual should be drawn on the basis of their position in a group or by virtue of a diagonal relationship to anyone else.

Produced by Dr Andrea Sella, with thanks to Ms Tina Simon for the design idea.

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Year:  2010 PT id = 1195

Schwarz & Rich's Periodic Table

W. H. Eugen Schwarz & Ronald L. Rich, Theoretical Basis and Correct Explanation of the Periodic System: Review and Update, J. Chem. Educ. 2010, 87, 4, 435-443. DOI:

Periodic table, representing some aspects of the periodic system of chemical elements (mainly to support the discussions in [the attached] article, perhaps not for the classroom):

Note that the richness of chemistry sometimes prevents clear-cut classifications and assignments.

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