From the little-known uses of gold in medicine to the development of the hydrogen bomb, this is a fresh new look at the Periodic Table. This book looks at the extraordinary stories of discovery, amazing properties and surprising uses of each elements, whether solid, liquid or gas - naturally occurring, synthesised or theoretical. From hydrogen to oganesson, this is a visual guide to each element, each accompanied by technical date (category, atomic number, weight, boiling point) as well as fun facts and stories about their discovery and surprising uses.
  • Author: Jackson, Tom
  • Publisher: Aurum Press Quarto
  • Format: Paperback
  • Publication Date: 04/02/2020
  • ISBN: 9781781319307
  • B-Code: B049788
  • Illustrated: 108 graphic spreads
  • Pages: 224
  • Dimensions: 216x166mm