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Definition(s):

  • (n) Russian chemist who developed a periodic table of the chemical elements and predicted the discovery of several new elements (1834-1907)

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  • Infographic: The Periodic Table Of Alcohol Is The Ultimate Cocktail Primer

    Back in 1869, the great Russian chemist Dmitri Mendeleev noticed periodic trends in the properties of the elements that he was studying. Mendeleev realized that by identifying these trends and charting elements according to their electron configurations and recurring chemical properties, he could not only make the relationships between different elements more intuitive but actually predict ...
    on September 10, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

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