We can also calculate ionic potential for anions and contour the resulting negative numbers. That gives us the blue lines at the right side of the full table. We'll come back to them later.

        At this point, you could reasonable be thinking "OK, Bruce, you've rearranged your stamp collection of elements, and you've put fancy curves on it, but what good does any of this do for us?" The answer emerges if we look at the legend at the top of the table . . . .

 

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