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A tale of seven elements, Eric Scerri

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A tale of seven elements
Title
A tale of seven elements
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Eric Scerri
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Tale of 7 elements
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Language
eng
Summary
In 1913, English physicist Henry Moseley established an elegant method for ""counting"" the elements based on atomic number, ranging them from hydrogen (#1) to uranium (#92). It soon became clear, however, that seven elements were mysteriously missing from the line up--seven elements unknown to science. In his well researched and engagingly narrative, Eric Scerri presents the intriguing stories of these seven elements--protactinium, hafnium, rhenium, technetium, francium, astatine and promethium. The book follows the historical order of discovery, roughly spanning the two world wars, beginning
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
546
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD467
LC item number
.S3475 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
A tale of seven elements, Eric Scerri
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-244) and index
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volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Priority disputes and what constitutes the discovery of an element? -- Dalton, to the discovery of the periodic system -- The influence of modern physics -- Element 91, protactinium -- Element 72, hafnium -- Element 75, rhenium -- Element 43, technetium -- Element 87, francium -- Element 85, astatine -- Element 61, promethium -- Transuranium elements 93 and beyond
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22 cm
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Extent
xxxiii, 270 pages
Isbn
9780195391312
Isbn Type
(hbk. : acid-free paper)
Lccn
2013010052
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)802324295

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