University Chemistry ›› 2020, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (11): 26-29.doi: 10.3866/PKU.DXHX202003069

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Museum of Element Time and Space: A Tale of Magnesium

Yuchen Li1, Jiaping Niu2, Hao Guan2, Fenglin Zhong2, Jing Yan1,*(), Yi Yan1,2,*()   

  1. 1 School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710129, P. R. China
    2 Queen Mary University of London Engineering School, Northwestern Polytechnical University, Xi'an 710072, P. R. China
  • Received:2020-03-22 Accepted:2020-03-31 Published:2020-05-06
  • Contact: Jing Yan,Yi Yan;


The Museum of element time and space held a special activity of "magnesium". Curator Dr. Zhang and five guests introduced magnesium to visitors from the perspectives of discovery, phenomena of its combustion, alloy, Grignard reagent and applications of magnesium in biomedicine.

Key words: Magnesium, Grignard reagent