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The elements : a visual exploration of every known atom in the universe

Author: Theodore W Gray; Nick Mann
Publisher: New York : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers : Distributed by Workman Pub. Co., ©2009.
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The elements are what we - and everything around us - are made of. But how many elements have you seen in their pure, raw, uncombined form? This book presents photographic representations of the 118 elements in the period table, along with facts, figures and stories about each one.
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Genre/Form: Tables
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore W Gray; Nick Mann
ISBN: 9781579128142 1579128149 9781603761840 1603761845 9781579128951 1579128955
OCLC Number: 428777447
Description: 240 pages : chiefly color illustrations ; 27 cm + 1 chart (26 x 48 cm, folded to 26 x 24 cm)
Responsibility: Theodore Gray ; photographs by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann.
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This magical book is a totally original collection that features gorgeous, never-before-seen photographic representations of the 118 elements in the periodic table - plus facts, figures and  Read more...

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Praise for The Elements "I don't know if this is the first coffee-table book paying lush photographic homage to the periodic table, but it is certainly the most gorgeous one I've seen." --John Read more...

 
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by Tom2718 (WorldCat user published 2015-12-11) Good Permalink

His book, Molecules, is actually much more interesting: how elements combine with each other.  The Molecules book is a brilliant introduction to chemistry.  The Elements book has information on the periodic table, and good pictures of electronic orbitals, and the uses of the various elements--yet...
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