This Doctor Who and Star Wars periodic table makes science more pop culture-friendly

The best fictional materials in TV, film and other media just got more scientifically accurate

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Forget everything you learned about the periodic table in school (if we’re honest, that won’t take us long), because someone’s come up with a much cooler one that focuses on the fictional metals and materials found in the worlds of TV film, comics, literature and video games.

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You can take a look at the table above, or go here to access the interactive version by Bodycote.

A few personal highlights include this assessment of Dalekanium, cited a few times in Doctor Who as the material of choice for a certain race of pepperpot dictators, as well as the metals Adamantium and Quadanium, used for the construction of Wolverine’s claws and the Death Star in Star Wars: A New Hope respectively.

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See – learning CAN be fun, just so long as it’s completely pointless and without application in the real world.