Kabbalistic spiral periodic table

Kabbalistic spiral periodic table


I love this Helix Chemica scanned from a 1944 edition of Hackh’s Chemical Dictionary. Besides the usual information about atomic structure and periodicity of properties, this variant on the familiar table displays the natural abundance of each element in living organisms, the sun, the sky, the ocean, and terrestrial and extraterrestrial rocks.


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I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c't – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.

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