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Kosuke Morita, researcher of Riken (Institute of Physical and Chemical Research) who led a group discovered element 113, points to a periodic table of the elements during a press conference at the institution in Wako, northwest of Tokyo, Thursday, June 9, 2016. Nihonium, symbol Nh, for element 113 was discovered in Japan, and Nihon is one way to say the country's name in Japanese. It's the first element to be discovered in an Asian country. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

Do you periodically wonder which scientific element you resemble?


Updated March 14, 2019 07:30 AM EDT

Editor's note: This article was first published Feb. 7. We're bringing it back today in honor of Science Education Day and Celebrate Scientists Day. It's also Albert Einstein's birthday, which is fitting.

WASHINGTON (CIRCA) — Throughout your school years, you were required to take a science class whether you liked it or not. Even if science wasn’t your thing, I'm sure you still caught yourself being amazed at the chemical reactions during experiments.

Not only do the elements on the periodic table serve as learning lessons in classrooms, they are essential to, you know, live.

Take this quiz to find out which periodic table element you are!

Which periodic table element are you?

National Periodic Table Day is celebrated annually on Feb. 7.


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