Thursday, October 19, 2006

Periodic Table Displays

Today's post is brought to you by the letter "U" and the number "92".

The "Most Beautiful Periodic Table Displays in the World"
A company offers custom-built installations featuring the chemical elements.
These installations include real-world applications of each element, and
are interactive - they have a built-in an iMac that provides text, photo
and video information.

The web site has a photo of the installation at a US university.  Click on
an element to get more info about it's display.  For example, Uranium,
which has been in the news lately:

Also available in a more convenient coffee table version:
or as a poster for your wall:

A more traditional looking periodic table, with links to detailed info: