Preview of the exhibit ASTOUNDING ELEMENTS: Celebrating the Periodic Table

Event Details
  • Date/Time:
    • Tuesday October 29, 2019 - Wednesday November 6, 2019
      12:00 am - 11:59 pm
  • Location: 7th Floor Reading Room, Georgia Tech Library, Crosland Tower, 249-371 Bobby Dodd Way NW, Atlanta, GA 30313Atlanta, GA
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  • Fee(s):
    Free and open to the public
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A. Maureen Rouhi, Ph.D.
Director of Communications
College of Sciences


Summary Sentence: All are invited to preview the Georgia Tech exhibit celebrating the International Year of the Periodic Table.

Full Summary: Georgia Tech's year-long celebration of the periodic table culminates in an exhibit that features chemical elements in fiction and highlights objects from Georgia Tech periodic table events throughout the year. The exhibit is open for preview beginning on Oct. 29. The grand opening will take place on Nov. 7.

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The College of Sciences; the School of Literature, Media, and Communication; and the Georgia Tech Library invite all to preview the exhibit ASTOUNDING ELEMENTS: Celebrating the Periodic Table.

Since January, the College of Sciences has been hosting lectures, events, and activities to acknowledge the 150-year-long contribution of the periodic table to science. In collaboration with campus partners, the College of Sciences has brought the periodic table and chemical elements to the attention of the Georgia Tech community and the public through arts, athletics, academics, and fun. ASTOUNDING ELEMENTS brings many of these pieces together, including:

  • Elements in science fiction, in collaboration with the School of Literature, Media, and Communication and the Georgia Tech Library
  • Periodic table makeover: design and prototypes, in collaboration with the School of Industrial Design, College of Design
  • Art inspired by the periodic table and chemical elements, in collaboration with the Georgia Tech Office of the Arts
  • Scavenger Hunt: buildings and element partners, in collaboration with various building managers on campus
  • Favorite elements of Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff

Please join the formal opening on Nov. 7, 2019, 11 AM.

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Center for the Science and Technology of Advanced Materials and Interfaces (STAMI), College of Sciences, EAS, School of Biological Sciences, School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, School of Mathematics, School of Physics, School of Psychology

Invited Audience
Faculty/Staff, Postdoc, Public, Graduate students, Undergraduate students
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  • Created By: A. Maureen Rouhi
  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created On: Oct 12, 2019 - 10:03pm
  • Last Updated: Oct 16, 2019 - 1:45pm