IYPT 2019 Elements 015: Phosphorus: The light-bearing element of matches and life

The latest element in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is phosphorus – essential for life, found in several forms, and the element that helps safety matches light when you strike them. Phosphorus is essential for life, and is a part of the sugar-phosphate backbone of DNA. It crops up elsewhere, too – […]

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