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The Periodic Table

A visual guide to the elements

Tom Jackson

(author)

Paperback
Originally published: London: Aurum Press, 2017.
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"a tribute to our better natures"

The Guardian

The Periodic Table: A visual guide to the elements A01 By (author) N Tom Jackson 216 166 BC Paperback / softback 224 Aurum Press Aurum Press London United Kingdom PDZ Popular science PN Chemistry 1.3 PN GB Chemistry Encyclopaedias & reference works Originally published: London: Aurum Press, 2017. Which is the densest element? Which has the largest atoms? And why are some elements radioactive? From the little-known uses of gold in medicine to the development of the hydrogen bomb, this is a fresh new look at the Periodic Table. Combining cutting edge science with fascinating facts and stunning infographics, this book looks at the extraordinary stories of discovery, amazing properties and surprising uses of each elements, whether solid, liquid or gas - naturally occurring, synthesised or theoretical! From hydrogen to oganesson, this is a fact-filled visual guide to each element,each accompanied by technical date (category, atomic number, weight, boiling point) as well as fun facts and stories about their discovery and surprising uses. Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Over the last 20 years, Tom has written books, magazine and newspaper articles, for online and for television on a wide range of subjects and has worked on projects with Brian May, Patrick Moore, Marcus de Sautoy and Carol Vorderman and for major international publishers, such as Dorling Kindersley, National Geographic, Scholastic, Hachette, Facts on File and BBC Magazines. 04022020 02 RRP including tax GB GBP 9.99 0.00 9.99 This price includes a tax element GB 20 Available 26 ARGOSY BERT BKSPD GARD Y Which is the densest element? Which has the largest atoms? And why are some elements radioactive? From the little-known uses of gold in medicine to the development of the hydrogen bomb, this is a fresh new look at the Periodic Table.

Combining cutting edge science with fascinating facts and stunning infographics, this book looks at the extraordinary stories of discovery, amazing properties and surprising uses of each elements, whether solid, liquid or gas - naturally occurring, synthesised or theoretical!

From hydrogen to oganesson, this is a fact-filled visual guide to each element,each accompanied by technical date (category, atomic number, weight, boiling point) as well as fun facts and stories about their discovery and surprising uses.
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Book publisherAurum Press
Publication date4 Feb 2020
FormatPaperback
Pages224
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