Alternative visualizations of the periodic table

Check out these competing visualizations of the periodic table of elements. Which version do you prefer? A or B? Also, what criteria inform your choice (e.g., information content, parsimony, beauty, etc.), and how do you weight them?

A

B

 

Hat tip to Jim Davenport for the pointer; check out his excellent website If We Assume when you have the chance.

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One Response to Alternative visualizations of the periodic table

  1. The Professor's Wife says:

    This is cool! Thank you for sharing PriorP

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