Periodic Tales

A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

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Descripción editorial

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. 

GÉNERO
Ciencia y naturaleza
PUBLICADO
2011
29 de marzo
IDIOMA
EN
Inglés
EXTENSIÓN
448
Páginas
EDITORIAL
HarperCollins e-books
VENTAS
HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS
TAMAÑO
7.9
MB

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