Elements and periodic table history
Elements and periodic table history
Hover over an element to find out about its discovery and click on it for more information. Click on 'Development of the periodic table' to learn about the scientists involved in the table's creation.
H
1
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
He
2
Li
3
Be
4
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
B
5
C
6
N
7
O
8
F
9
Ne
10
Na
11
Mg
12
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Al
13
Si
14
P
15
S
16
Cl
17
Ar
18
K
18
Ca
20
Sc
21
Ti
22
V
23
Cr
24
Mn
25
Fe
26
Co
27
Ni
28
Cu
29
Zn
30
Ga
31
Ge
32
As
33
Se
34
Br
35
Kr
36
Rb
37
Sr
38
Y
39
Zr
40
Nb
41
Mo
42
Tc
43
Ru
44
Rh
45
Pd
46
Ag
47
Cd
48
In
49
Sn
50
Sb
51
Te
52
I
53
Xe
54
Cs
55
Ba
56
La
57
Hf
72
Ta
73
W
74
Re
75
Os
76
Ir
77
Pt
78
Au
79
Hg
80
Tl
81
Pb
82
Bi
83
Po
84
At
85
Rn
86
Fr
87
Ra
88
Ac
89
Rf
104
Db
105
Sg
106
Bh
107
Hs
108
Mt
109
Ds
110
Rg
111
Cn
112
Nh
113
Fl
114
Mc
115
Lv
116
Ts
117
Og
118
 
 
Ce
58
Pr
59
Nd
60
Pm
61
Sm
62
Eu
63
Gd
64
Tb
65
Dy
66
Ho
67
Er
68
Tm
69
Yb
70
Lu
71
 
 
 
 
Th
90
Pa
91
U
92
Np
93
Pu
94
Am
95
Cm
96
Bk
97
Cf
98
Es
99
Fm
100
Md
101
No
102
Lr
103