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Eric R. Scerri

Eric R. Scerri is a lecturer in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is the author of The Periodic Table: Its Story and Significance (Oxford University Press, 2006).

Stories from Eric R. Scerri

Mendeleev’s Legacy: The Periodic System

Mendeleev’s greatest achievement was not the periodic table so much as the recognition of the periodic system on which it was based.