We made it! We’re there!
So… Bing went and did this: http://www.bing.com/search?q=periodic+table I remember having to memorize most of this chart; and I recall recent discoveries that expanded this table of elements. It’s amazing how the Internet has brought new information to our fingertips. But nothing beats Tom Lehrer’s Element song:
“Sometimes you have to be up really high to understand how small you are.” – Felix Baumgartner
09 F9 11 02 9D 74 E3 5B D8 41 56 C5 63 56 88 C0
On February 1, 2003, I was working at Walmart* in Bloomington when I heard about the ill-fated landing attempt of Columbia. I was shocked. I couldn’t work, I just sat in the loading dock listening to National Public Radio tell the tale of seven astronauts who spent 16 days in space, only to be lost in the landing. I was left alone, no one else was around. I demanded the flag be flown …