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

Still, Ben. (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Kirtland Community College.

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Kirtland Community College Library QD 467 .S75 2016 30775305521735 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781770858107
  • ISBN: 1770858105
  • Physical Description: print
    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
Summary, etc.: "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"
Subject: Periodic table of the elements Popular works
Periodic law Popular works
Chemical elements Popular works
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