Author(s): Jackson, Tom,
Binding: Paperback,
Date of Publication: 04/02/2020,
Pagination: 224 pages, 108 graphic spreads,
Series: N/A,
Imprint: Aurum Press,
Published By: Aurum Press,
Book Classification: Popular science, Chemistry
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9781781319307

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.

Originally published: London: Aurum Press, 2017.

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