Nature Chemistry: A common language for chemistry

An article by Rafael del Pino Foundation Professor in which he recounts the historical process by which the chemical elements have been named. Originally published in the scientific journal Nature Chemistry.

The role of chemistry

Article in Nature Chemistry, in which Javier García describes the historical process of harmonisation of chemical nomenclature and the scope of achieving a common language for the elements. "The International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry - whose centenary coincides with the International Year of the Periodic Table - is recognised for naming new elements. This is part of a broader effort to help create the common language of chemistry, recognised by humans and machines," explains Rafael del Pino Foundation professor and IUPAC president-elect.

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