The periodic table, home to the elements.
There is a richness in the variety of different elements, and yet they all share the same basic construction. Different, but the same, all the way from Helium at the top down to Lawrencium at the bottom.
I always liked Xenon, such a strange but cool name. Further up (or down depending on ones perspective) the periodic table are the more common elements like Aluminum (or Aluminium if you are a Brit),
Phosphorous, Lead and Carbon. Where would we be without Carbon, well we wouldn't
be here at all. Then down the table there are rarities such as Berylium, Radium, Caesium (or Cesium as this table's author has spelt it) and Lanthanum. Whichever way one looks at the elements they all have charm.
Yes, elements are fascinating, and pretty important, I wouldn't want to be without them.
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