IYPT 2019 Elements 016: Sulfur: Fire, brimstone, and really bad smells

Element 16 in our International Year of the Periodic Table series is sulfur. Known since ancient times, but only confirmed as an element in the late 1700s, it’s responsible for a host of bad smells we encounter, and also finds uses in car tyres and gunpowder. Got a whiff of a bad smell? There’s a […]


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