You Gotta Know These Chemical Elements

NAQT uses the American spellings of element names. In particular, NAQT uses “aluminum,” “cesium,” and “sulfur” instead of “aluminium,” “caesium,” and “sulphur.” The latter names are all acceptable alternatives. (The official IUPAC names are “aluminium,” “caesium,” and “sulfur.”)

This article was contributed by former NAQT writer Adil Khan.

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