Periodic Table of the Elements | Chemistry: A Volatile History

Professor Jim Al-Khalili looks at how the early scientists' bid to decode the order of the elements was driven by false starts and bitter disputes.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'31''
  • Broadcast year: 2010
Curriculum Connection
  • Chemistry

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Chemistry: A Volatile History
  • Episode: The Order of the Elements