Why is the Periodic Table the way it is? — Part I

Chaotic Discoveries to Assembled Organization.

Mrigank Pawagi
Jun 1, 2018 · 3 min read
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Ever wondered, why, our Periodic Table is in such Uniformity? Why is it that we have exactly ALL the elements with atomic numbers 1 to 118? Since the atomic number of an element is just the number of protons in the nucleus of an atom of that element, we can say

Why is the interval in the number of protons in successive elements in the Periodic Table ALWAYS 1?

What this means is, why don’t we have Elements at random spaces in the Periodic Table? Why isn’t it like that the elements have non-serialized and non-uniform Atomic Numbers, like 1, then abruptly 9, then 10, and suddenly again 21? Why aren’t there any gaps in there?

DISCOVERY

ANCIENT MAN

Elements Discovered by Ancient Man

18th CENTURY

Elements Discovered By the End of the 18th Century

19th CENTURY

Elements Discovered By the End of the 19th Century

FINALLY

Source: Wikipedia

Summing Up

(Programmers, like me, would surely relate it to insertion sort!)


CONCLUSION

Thanks for Reading!

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