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Periodic Tales: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

Periodic Tales: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

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Valutazione: 4 su 5 stelle4/5 (24 recensioni)
Lunghezza: 562 pagine9 ore

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Compelling chemistry…
This truly fascinating history of the elements combines scientific, social, and cultural research to create a richly contextualized history of each element. You’ll never look at the periodic table the same way again.

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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: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

Azioni libro

Inizia a leggere

Informazioni sul libro

Periodic Tales: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

Valutazioni:
Valutazione: 4 su 5 stelle4/5 (24 recensioni)
Lunghezza: 562 pagine9 ore

Nota dell'editore

Compelling chemistry…
This truly fascinating history of the elements combines scientific, social, and cultural research to create a richly contextualized history of each element. You’ll never look at the periodic table the same way again.

Descrizione

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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