Periodic Tales

Unlocking their astonishing secrets and colorful pasts, Periodic Tales is a passionate journey through mines and artists' studios, to factories and cathedrals, into the woods and to the sea to discover the true stories of these fascinating ...

Periodic Tales

Periodic Tales

In the spirit of A Short History of Nearly Everything comes Periodic Tales. Award-winning science writer Hugh Andersey-Williams offers readers a captivating look at the elements—and the amazing, little-known stories behind their discoveries. Periodic Tales is an energetic and wide-ranging book of innovations and innovators, of superstition and science and the myriad ways the chemical elements are woven into our culture, history, and language. It will delight readers of Genome, Einstein’s Dreams, Longitude, and The Age of Wonder.

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Periodic Tales
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-29 - Publisher: Harper Collins

In the spirit of A Short History of Nearly Everything comes Periodic Tales. Award-winning science writer Hugh Andersey-Williams offers readers a captivating look at the elements—and the amazing, little-known stories behind their discoveries. Periodic Tales is an energetic and wide-ranging book of innovations and innovators, of superstition and science and
Periodic Tales
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-02-03 - Publisher: Penguin UK

THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER 'If only chemistry had been like this at school' Matt Ridley, Prospect ________________ Elements. Everything in the universe is made of them, including you. And like you, the elements have personalities, attitudes, talents, shortcomings, stories rich with meaning. Here you'll meet iron that rains from the
Anatomies
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Hugh Aldersey-Williams
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-07 - Publisher: Penguin UK

The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year, Anatomies by Hugh Aldersey-Williams, author of bestseller Periodic Tales, is a splendidly entertaining journey through the art, science, literature and history of the human body. 'Magnificent, inspired. He writes like a latter-day Montaigne. Stimulating scientific hypotheses, bold philosophic theories, illuminating quotations and
150 Years of the Periodic Table
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Carmen J. Giunta
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Springer Nature

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The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction
Language: en
Pages: 147
Authors: Eric R. Scerri
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-10-27 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

An introduction to the periodic table explores the deeper implications of the arrangements of the table to atomic physics and quantum mechanics.

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