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19 March 2010

The World's Largest Periodic Table and The Best One Online!

While in New Zealand waiting for the weather to clear in Antarctica, I met a gentleman named Mike Davis. We got to talking while looking at the view from the top of the Christchurch Gondola. It turns out that he is a Chicago college prof who did something really cool. Something right up my alley! He constructed the world’s LARGEST PERIODIC TABLE! Turns out that Mike made a promise. If …


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Places of Reverence – Frozen In Time

The only continent that humans did not naturally colonise is Antarctica. As I write this there are only about 250 people on the entire continent. They will be there through the long dark polar night. It will be spring before the New York Air Guard can fly a plane back in. The first person to reach the Pole at the bottom of the world did so just 99 years ago. …


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