How the Elements Got Their Names

By Jamie Condliffe on at

From Hydrogen to Ununoctium, all of the elements have names, some more crazy than other. But where did they come from?

This video explains how every tile in the periodic table contains a story—often relating to a particularly interesting experiment or person, but sometimes because of colours, locations, or chemical properties. Regardless, there's a lot to learn from this fun little video. [YouTube]