38.THE PERIODIC TABLE -History(3)- The Modern Periodic Table.

This post is dedicated to a scientist who gave us the modern periodic table – Henry Moseley! Henry Moseley was born into a family of science scholars.Both his grandfathers were fellows of Royal society and his father was a professor of biology at the Oxford university.He earned a bachelor’s degree from Trinity college and later went to…

37.THE PERIODIC TABLE- History (2)-Dimitri Mendeleev.

The Father of the periodic table .  A child was born on 8th February 1834, in  a small town Tobolsk in Siberia. He was the youngest of 14 siblings.His father was a high school teacher and mother managed a glass factory.His father went blind in the same year of his birth and thus his mother had to…

36.THE PERIODIC TABLE – History(1).

Happy new year! New Year New Topic! Let us begin this new year by delving into a very basic topic in Chemistry – The Periodic Table.Understanding the Periodic table is at the heart of the study of Chemistry.In this post we shall start to explore how exactly this table was developed.Lets go back in time, where only a…