Mendelevium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem from Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Mendelevium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry”” series (#101, Md) “Once, there lived and existed a great learned man, with a beard almost as long as God’s.” Daniel Posen wrote that, about Demitri Mendeleev, a Russian scientist who created the Periodic Table as we know it. There’s even a sculpture outside the Bratislava, … Read more

Einsteinium poem by Janet Kuypers

Einsteinium Janet Kuypers from the “ Periodic Table of Poetry” series Einstein understood that everything was relative… Why did he have to worry about brushing his hair or changing out of his pajamas when he was busy grappling with the foundations of phyics? And once he fathomed the relationship between matter and energy, once he … Read more