FUN: Chemical Haiku

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Science  25 May 2001:
Vol. 292, Issue 5521, pp. 1455
DOI: 10.1126/science.292.5521.1455a

6 Carbon

Dead stars reborn as diamonds, buckyballs, and beings

—Stephanie A. Hall

That's a sample from the Periodic Table of Haiku, where visiting writers have provided literary accompaniment for even the most prosaic of elements, from argon to ununoctium. For more element-inspired verse, follow the link to a Periodic Table of Poetry.

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