The Mystery of the Periodic Table

The Mystery of the Periodic Table

Book - 2003
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By putting over 3,000 years of faces on the search for the elemental principles -- from the Greek philosopher Anaximander, who held that all the material world was made of four "elements", Earth, Air, Fire, and Water; to teams of modern scientists who race to create new elements -- Benjamin Wiker has moved chemistry off the shelf of dry-and-dusty arcania and given the reader a gum-shoe tale filled with odd and interesting characters.
Publisher: Bathgate, N.D. : Bethlehem Books ; San Francisco : Ignatius Press, ©2003.
ISBN: 9781883937713
188393771X
Characteristics: 163 pages :,illustrations ;,22 cm.

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