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NOVA Elements App

Explore an interactive periodic table, combine elements to make real stuff, and watch the two-hour NOVA program.

Publish Date: Topic: Physics + MathPhysics & MathNova

If you ever thought the periodic table was a boring collection of elements that has nothing to do with your life, this app will show you otherwise. "NOVA Elements" lets you explore an interactive periodic table, build the elements, play a game hosted by technology columnist David Pogue, or watch the two-hour NOVA program, "Hunting the Elements." Find out why the periodic table is shaped the way it is, what gives each element its own unique set of properties, and even how elements combine to make everyday objects such as a cup of coffee. Download "NOVA Elements" from the iOS App Store or explore the web version.

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