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The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe


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As Carl Sagan memorably put it, and#8220;We're made of star stuff.and#8221; The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe takes you on a gorgeously illustrated tour of the Periodic Table. Filled with fascinating information about the elements, their main compounds, and their principal uses, this authoritative yet accessible book, written by renowned popular-science writer Jack Challoner, makes and#8220;hardand#8221; science easy, interesting, and relevant to our daily lives. Readers will welcome this favorite in a new, smaller edition.

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Jack Challoner has written more than 30 books on a variety of scientific and technological subjects, including Carlton's Genius: Great Inventors and their Creations. He has also written for encyclopedias, magazines, museum exhibitions, and websites, and acts as scientific consultant for books, CD-ROMs, plays, and television programs. He lives in Bristol, England.

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Challoner, Jack
Carlton Publishing Group
Chemistry - General
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Trade Cloth
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200 color and b/w photos
8.63 x 7 in

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