2019 Year In Review

A year of scientific achievements, including a year-long periodic table party

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Renay San Miguel
Communications Officer
College of Sciences

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We look back on the scientific and other highlights of 2019, a very good year.

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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.  

 

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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.

We began 2019 with. . . READ FULL STORY HERE

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College of Sciences, EAS, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Psychology

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  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
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  • Created On: Dec 12, 2019 - 11:35am
  • Last Updated: Dec 12, 2019 - 11:41am