The history of the elements and the periodic table

Timeline created by sarethkailas10
  • 400

    Start of the middle ages

    Start of the middle ages
    The middle ages started with the collapse of the western roman empire and lasted form the 5th century to the 15th century
  • 400

    Alchemists from the middle ages

    The start of alchamey in the middle east
  • Jan 1, 1500

    End of the middle ages

    The middle ages ended with the flouris of the renaissance culture throughout europe.
  • Phosphorous discovered by H.Brand

    The element phosphorus was discovered by H Brand, element symbol H with an atomic number of 15
  • Naming the Elements

    This is the long tradition of naming each new element in Greek or Latin words
  • Magnesium discovered by J.Black

  • Hydrogen was discovered by H.Cavendish

  • Oxygen was discoversed by C.W.Scheele

  • Nitrogen was discovered by D.Rutherford

  • Chlorine discovered by C.W.Scheele

  • Beryllium b was discovered by L.N.Vauquelin

  • Nuclei Atom

    The discovery of radioactivity in the late 1800's
  • Sodium discovered by H.Davy

  • Potassium discovered by H.Davy

  • Boron was discovered by J.L.Gay-Lussac & L.J.Thénard

  • Calcium disocvered by H.Davy

  • Lithium was discovered by J.A.Arfwedson

  • Silicon discovered by J.J.Berzelius

  • Aluminum discovered by H.C.Ørsted

  • Helium was discoverd by P.Janssen & J.N.Lockyer

  • Fluorine disovered by H.Moissan

  • Argon discovered by Lord Rayleigh & W.Ramsay

  • plum pudding

    JJ.Thomas came up with the plum pudding model and the atomic structure theory
  • Neon discovered by W.Ramsay & M.W.Travers

  • Rutherford

  • BHors

  • Enrico Fermi

    Enrico Fermi
    Enrico Fermi was an Italian physicist, best known for his work on Chicago Pile-1, and for his contributions to the development of quantum theory, nuclear and particle physics, and statistical mechanics.
  • New Elements

    After the bombing of Japan there was discovery of a lot of elements
  • COld War

  • USA and Russia Argue on naming the element

    In the race to find new atoms the two countries started to argue about which name should be given, English or Russian.