Periodic table of chemical elements

UNESCO has designated 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table.  We are marking the 150th anniversary of Mendeleev’s periodic table of chemical elements with a series of short films.

Explore the interactive table below to see how our researchers use the special properties of different elements to solve major challenges and transform our understanding of the world.

Please visit our special Celebrating 150 years of the Periodic Table web page to watch  more videos about how our researchers use chemical elements to transform our world.