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The secret life of the periodic table : unlocking the mysteries of all 118 elements  Cover Image Book Book

The secret life of the periodic table : unlocking the mysteries of all 118 elements / Dr. Ben Still.

Still, Ben. (Author).


"This book uncovers the fascinating stories behind the formulation of the periodic table and describes by who and how the 118 elements were discovered. The reader is able to gain a basic understanding of the fundamentals of atomic science with the help of fascinating trivia to keep the content interesting" --Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781770858107
  • ISBN: 1770858105
  • Physical Description: 192 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: Buffalo, New York : Firefly Books, 2016.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Constructing the table -- Medeleev and the modern table -- Periodic table -- Atomic physics -- The quantum atom -- Trends and patterns -- Trends table -- Hyrdogen -- Helium -- Alkali metals -- Alkaline earth metals -- Transistion metals -- Post-transition metals -- Metalloids -- Nonmentals -- Halogens -- Noble gases -- Lanthanides -- Atom bomb -- Atom smashers -- Actinides -- Hall of fame -- Future elements
Subject: Periodic table of the elements > Popular works.
Periodic law > Popular works.
Chemical elements > Popular works.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kirtland Community College Library QD 467 .S75 2016 30775305521735 General Collection Available -

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