The periodic table : a visual guide to the elements / Paul Parsons & Gail Dixon
Book | Quercus | 2014
Available at Gateway-Elkhorn Campus General Collection (QD 467 P2.7 2014)

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240 p. : col. ill. ; 21 cm.
Includes index.
As one of the most recognizable images in science, the periodic table is ingrained in our culture. First drawn up in 1869 by Dmitri Mendeleev, its 118 elements make up not only everything on our planet but also everything in the entire universe. The Periodic Table looks at the fascinating story and surprising uses of each of those elements, whether solid, liquid or gas. From the little-known uses of gold in medicine to the development of the hydrogen bomb, each entry is accompanied by technical data (category, atomic number, weight, boiling point) presented in easy-to-read headers, and a colour-coding system that helps the reader to navigate through the different groups of elements. A remarkable display of thought-provoking science and beautiful photography, this guide will allow the reader to discover the world afresh.
14.00 SCN (99-SCN-9)
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Dixon, Gail.
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