Periodic Tales: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

Periodic Tales: A Cultural History of the Elements, from Arsenic to Zinc

Hugh Aldersey-Williams


within the spirit of A brief historical past of approximately Everything comes Periodic Tales. Award-winning technology author Hugh Andersey-Williams deals readers an enthralling examine the elements—and the fantastic, little-known tales at the back of their discoveries. Periodic Tales is an brisk and wide-ranging publication of recommendations and innovators, of superstition and technological know-how and the myriad methods the chemical components are woven into our tradition, historical past, and language. it's going to pride readers of Genome, Einstein’s Dreams, Longitude, and The Age of Wonder

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