Subtitle A visual guide to the elements

Tom Jackson
Price $19.99 / £14.99
Description Description
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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Format Trade Paperback 224 Pages
ISBN 9781781319307
Size6.54 in x 8.50 in / 166.00 mm x 216.00 mm
Published Date February 4th, 2020
Tom Jackson
Tom Jackson is a science writer based in Bristol, UK. Tom specialises in reshaping science and technology into lively historical narratives. After almost 20 years of writing, he has uncovered a wealth of stories that help to bring technical content alive and create new ways of enjoying learning about science. In his time, Tom has also been a zoo keeper, travel writer, buffalo catcher and filing clerk, but he now writes for adults and children, for books, magazines and TV.
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