The Periodic Table
A Visual Guide to the ElementsBook - 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.
Publisher: London : Aurum Press, 2017
Copyright Date: ©2017
Branch Call Number: 546.8 J14p
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour), maps ; 26 cm
Alternative Title: Pt : the periodic table