Alternative representations of the periodic table

Computers & Mobile Science

The periodicity of properties of the chemical elements has been represented many, many different ways since Mendeleev. The modern standardized periodic table is only one of a potentially infinite number of graphical representations of the empirical trends. If you understand the logic of the periodic table, looking through these “alternative” representations can be a lot of fun. There are hundreds of them! [via Boing Boing]

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