Movies & Sounds

FAIR Construction Site: 2018-2024 Longterm Dronelapse (1:37 min)

How was the periodic table created and do we know all the elements that exist in the universe? An animated film by GSI and FAIR summarizes the history of the discovery of the elements. From the Ancient World to Mendeleev's periodic table, which celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2019, to the creation of new elements at particle accelerator facilities such as GSI and FAIR.

Video on the construction cycle (8 min)

GSI/FAIR Footage

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