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Elements that spell OLiVEr SAcKS (8)

For the front of my home page I had the idea that I might spell out my name using element tiles from the Periodic Table Table. Unfortunately, it can't be done: My name is not a chemical compound. But that got me thinking about other people whose names might be possible, and lo and behold, Dr. Sacks himself can be spelled with elements!

Naturally I then wrote a small webMathematica program to break any name into elements, if it can be done. Some people are compounds, some people aren't, that's all there is to it, and to find out if you are, click here.

Here's what Dr. Sacks looks like spelled out in elements:

8 Oxygen3 Lithium23 Vanadium68 Erbium0 16 Sulfur89 Actinium19 Potassium16 Sulfur

And here are the elements he's made of.

Click any element below to see all the samples of that element.

Text and images Copyright (c) 2010 by Theodore W. Gray.

Oxygen Lithium Vanadium
Erbium Sulfur Actinium
Potassium Sulfur
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