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

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