The group 3 question. Which elements make up group 3?

Submitted by Eric Scerri / UCLA on Sun, 04/23/2017 - 18:01

This link is for an article on the group 3 question that has been debated for sometime.


I would welcome feedback and suggestions as the working group will soon be making recommendations to IUPAC on this issue.



How do you pronounce chalcogenide?

Submitted by Maggie Geselbracht / Reed College on Tue, 11/16/2010 - 02:34

Some of our older polls on VIPEr are not listed under the Polls nav bar on the left (an artifact of a change in the poll feature).  In particular, a poll I started awhile back after getting into vehement arguments with fellow pit VIPErs on the correct pronunciation of the name of the Group 16 elements.  This poll has been featured on the front page of VIPEr for awhile and has gathered a fair number of votes (at least as far as our most successful polls go).  I thought it was time for a change, time for a new poll to be featured on the front page.  But, I did not want to lose