Theodore Gray

Theodore Gray

Theodore W. Gray is a founder of Wolfram Research and is Wolfram's Director of User Interface Technology.

He is a prominent element collector and created a wooden periodic table with compartments for samples of each of the elements. This table won him an Ig Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2002.

He writes a regular column for Popular Science entitled "Gray Matter", which in 2009 were published as a collection in a book titled Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Homeā€”But Probably Shouldn't. He was nominated for a 2010 National Magazine Award for Best Column. Additionally, he wrote the introduction to Michael Swanwick's The Periodic Table of Science Fiction.

He founded the company Element Collection in late 2006 to primarily sell a full-color photo periodic table poster he created.

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