Saturday, February 23, 2019
ANGELA WILSON - THE TRANSFORMING POWER OF THE PERIODIC TABLE AND HOW IT IMPACTS OUR EVERYDAY LIVES
The periodic table of elements provides the collection of puzzle pieces (elements) that form everything-from the food we eat to the cars we drive. As we have learned more about each of the puzzle pieces, the impact has been tremendous on the economy, on national security and on our lives, from the development of new technologies to strategies towards improved health. This talk will provide a walk through the elements, with a significant focus on lesser known parts of the periodic table, demonstrating how the knowledge we have gained has been so impactful upon our everyday lives. Challenges and opportunities that drive our quest for further understanding of the elements will also be addressed. more information...