Remembering Oliver Sacks

The Periodic Table lost its greatest champion recently when Oliver Sacks died of cancer at age 82. For his legions of fans, we've put together a brief video remembrance, drawn from the 2012 interview he recorded for The Mystery of Matter. To watch it, go to our website at And let us know what you think.


  1. I have been obsessively checking for the Teacher's Guide. I see now that there is an area of the site For Teachers, but as of yet no link to any actual supplemental materials. When will this be made available?

    Thanks so much

  2. Just like you, I cannot find a link to the Teacher Guide or the series of streamed video clips they refer to.