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From the Archives...

Photo credit: University of St Andrews

This battered paper and canvas poster is thought to be the oldest surviving periodic table wall chart. Found underneath a lecture theatre at St Andrew’s University (UK) in 2014, and featuring just 71 elements, the chart is thought to date from 1885 – just 16 years after Dmitry Mendeleev first published the iconic table. The university shared photos of the restored chart to mark the United Nations-designated “international year of the periodic table.”

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