The Periodic Table

Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison begins his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

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20051107

1/5. Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison begins his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Starting with a look at Hydrogen.

20051108

2/5. Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Chris looks into the magic of Phosphorus.

20051109

3/5. Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Chris looks into the explosive nature of Potassium.

20051110

4/5. Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Chris uncovers surprising new revelations about gold.

20051111

5/5. Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Chris investigates carbon.

0120051107

Starting with a look at Hydrogen.

0220051108

2/5.

Marking the 200th anniversary of the first atomic table, comedian Chris Addison continues his quest for new insights into the elements - which 30 years ago inspired Primo Levi's autobiographical work The Periodic Table.

Chris looks into the magic of Phosphorus.

0320051109

Chris looks into the explosive nature of Potassium.

0420051110

Chris uncovers surprising new revelations about gold.

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Chris investigates carbon.