The College of Sciences had abundant reasons to celebrate in 2019. It started the year by honoring a 150-year-old icon that remains relevant in labs and classrooms.
The United Nations designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements (IYPTCE.) Developed by Dimitri Mendeleev in 1869, this table of elements, arranged by atomic weight and electron structure, still serves as a useful guide to predict likely reactions of chemical elements.
The College of Sciences’ reaction? It staged a year-long periodic table party and invited everyone in Georgia Tech and beyond.
Throughout 2019, the College hosted celebratory activities. These included lectures and events such as Halloween in June and the Georgia Tech Scavenger Hunt for Chemical Elements. Festivities culminated in Astounding Elements, an exhibit about real and make-believe elements in pop culture.
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