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The Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements

See how the discovery of oxygen by one of science's great odd couples-Joseph Priestley and Antoine Lavoisier-triggers a worldwide search for new elements. Soon caught up in the hunt is chemist Humphry Davy, whose showmanship dazzles London audiences.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018 - 2:00 PM    "Unruly Elements (1859-1902)" Dmitri Mendeleev invents the Periodic Table, bringing order to the elements. This order is shattered when Marie Curie discovers radioactivity, revealing that elements can change identities-and atoms contain undiscovered parts. Part 2 of 3 G
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