Dubnium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicgo poet Janet Kuypers

Dubnium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicgo poet Janet Kuypers

Dubnium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#105, Db) (8͏23͏14) Over the years, the U.S. and Russia have fought over all sorts of things — thermo-nuclear bombs, inter-continental ballistic missiles to carry those bombs, even getting men into space, or winning the most Olympic medals, or even… Making new chemical elements. You … Read more

Technetium, “Periodic Table of Poetry” poem by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Technetium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry”” series (#43, Tc) 7/10/13 You’re named from the Greek word for “artificial”, because you were the first element man ever made… We wanted to discover, we wanted to find you out — we’d even create you if this was the only way. We can only find … Read more

Darmstadtium, poem from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series by Chicago poet Janet Kuypers

Darmstadtium Janet Kuypers from the “Periodic Table of Poetry” series (#110, Ds) started 10/14/13, finished 10/15/13 Element one one zero in the periodic Table, Darmstadtium, originally didn’t have a name, so when the scientists gave a space-filler name to element one one zero they gave props to the Greeks and Latins by calling it Ununnilium. … Read more