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A tale of seven elements

Author: Eric R Scerri
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In A Tale of Seven Elements, Eric Scerri presents the fascinating history of those seven elements discovered to be mysteriously "missing" from the periodic table in 1913.

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Document Type: Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eric R Scerri
ISBN: 9780195391312 0195391314 9780199875030 0199875030
OCLC Number: 874336372
Description: xxxiii, 270 Seiten
Contents: Preface: What constitutes the discovery of an element? ; Chapter 1. ; Dalton, to the Discovery of the Periodic System ; Chapter 2. ; van den Broek, Moseley and the missing seven elements. ; Chapter 3. ; Element 91, protactinium ; Chapter 4. ; Element 72, hafnium ; Chapter 5. ; Element 75, rhenium ; Chapter 6. ; Element 43, technetium ; Chapter 7. ; Element 87, francium ; Element 8. ; Element 85, astatine ; Chapter 9. ; Element 61, promethium
Responsibility: Eric Scerri.

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compulsory reading for those who wish to inject some life into the story of the elements and the periodic table. * Kevin de Berg, Science and Education * You could say the periodic table is Read more...

 
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