Written by Dr. Eric Scerri of UCLA, this comprehensive look into the tables' history and function is one of the most complete sources on the table available.
Peter Wothers explores how many of the elements got their names, with a special focus on the history of some of the earliest elements ever discovered.
This delightful read details the final push to complete row seven of the periodic table. Chapman surveys the science, people, places and politics that defined an era in heavy element discovery.
The Lost Elements is a detailed and thoroughly referenced collection of stories profiling the dozens upon dozens of elemental 'discoveries' over the past two centuries that ultimately proved to be false.
This easy but engaging read takes you on a journey to discovery of nitrogen's impact on global economics and politics through the lens of the lives of two famous chemists: Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch.
John Dalton's seminal 1808 text is not for the uninitiated in chemistry, but its detailed description of Dalton's theories and techniques can offer a one-of-a-kind window into the birth of modern chemistry!
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