Posted by: grokscience | June 22, 2011

Disappearing Spoon

The periodic table of the elements represents one of the crowning achievements of modern science. More surprising may be the history behind the table and the elements of nature. On this program, Sam Kean discussed the periodic table of the elements.

Cutlery is overrated… 😉




  1. If the spoon melts into coffee, and the person didn’t realize it and drink the coffee, isn’t that toxic? Sounds like lawsuit. These days, trying to juggle so many things, I often forget or overlook many things.

    • It seems the data on Gallium toxicity are inconclusive. At least, it doesn’t seem to cause any obvious impairments.

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