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Ann Robinson

Herdegen Fellow

Ann Robinson’s fellowship focused on “Creating a Symbol of Science: The Standard Periodic Table of the Elements.”

Stories from Ann Robinson

The Transfermium Wars: Scientific Brawling and Name-Calling during the Cold War

The transfermium elements—the fleeting, lab-made substances that populate the end of the periodic table—have a history built on pride and acrimony.