2019 International Year of the Periodic Table Timeline of Elements |

YES! We are doing another collaborative project in honour of the 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table! February/March 2019 Update We are beginning to receive artwork for each element from

Source: 2019 International Year of the Periodic Table Timeline of Elements |

How Does Glassblowing Work?

If you’ve ever tapped a screen to send a tweet, opted for the bottled soda because it tastes better, or drooled over art glass in a gallery, then your life has been changed for the better by the transparent yet durable combination of sand and simple chemicals we call glass. Continue reading

Collision Of 2 Neutron Stars – Seen For First Time –NPR

The collision of two neutron stars, seen in an artist’s rendering, created both gravitational waves and gamma rays. Researchers used those signals to locate the event with optical telescopes. For the first time, scientists have caught two neutron stars in the act of colliding, revealing that these strange smashups are the source of heavy elements such as gold and platinum. Continue reading