Nature's building blocks : an A-Z guide to the elements (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
Nature's building blocks : an A-Z guide to the elements Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Nature's building blocks : an A-Z guide to the elements

Author: John Emsley
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
What is the most common element in the universe? Can you name the noble gases? Everything we see around us is made of chemical elements, but most of us know little about them. Penned by award-winning science writer John Emsley, Nature's Building Blocks explains the what, why and wherefore of the chemical elements. Arranged alphabetically, from Actinium to Zirconium, it is a complete guide to all 115 of those that  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
Handbooks, manuals, etc
Guides, manuels, etc
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Emsley
ISBN: 0198503407 9780198503408
OCLC Number: 51316128
Notes: "First published 2001. First issued as an Oxford University Press paperback 2003. Reprinted with corrections 2003."
Description: viii, 538 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgements --
Introduction --
Elements (A-Z) --
Periodic table --
Appendix: Discovery of the elements in chronological order --
Bibliography --
Lists of elements and atomic numbers.
Responsibility: John Emsley.
More information:

Abstract:

This reference on each one of the 100-odd chemical elements, arranged alphabetically from actinium to zirconium, comprises an explanation of where the element's name comes from, its Body element (the  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.