1817 Selenium

The book of science

Tom Sharp

StockholmJöns Jacob Berzelius, Johan Gottlieb Gahn elements Selenium


Atomic number 34

Stuff with colors

That red stuff that grows on your leftovers in the back of your refrigerator—you might want to have it analyzed. Don’t ignore the element of chance.

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Other readings:

  • Selenium,” Elementymology & Elements Multidict, by Peter van der Krogt