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The Resource Elemental : how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything, Tim James

Elemental : how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything, Tim James

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Elemental : how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything
Title
Elemental
Title remainder
how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything
Statement of responsibility
Tim James
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"What is the chemical symbol for a human? What's the strongest acid ever made? Can human beings really spontaneously combust? An exploration of the periodic table in its final form, Elemental answers these questions and more"--From dust jacket
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
James, Tim
Dewey number
546.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QD467
LC item number
.J36 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Periodic table of the elements
Label
Elemental : how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything, Tim James
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A recipe for reality -- Flame chasers -- Uncuttable -- The machine gun and the pudding -- Where do atoms come from? -- Block by block -- Quantum mechanics saves the day -- Things that go boom -- The alchemist's dream -- Leftists -- Acids, crystals, and light -- It's alive, it's alive! -- Nine elements that changed the world (and one that didn't) -- Appendix I. Sulfur with an "f" -- Appendix II. Half a proton? -- Appendix III. Schrödinger's equation -- Appendix IV. Neutrons into protons -- Appendix V. The pH and pKa scales -- Appendix VI. Groups of the periodic table
Control code
on1052876216
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 216 pages
Isbn
9781468317022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1052876216
Label
Elemental : how the periodic table can now explain (nearly) everything, Tim James
Publication
Copyright
Note
Source of cataloging data: WCP
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: A recipe for reality -- Flame chasers -- Uncuttable -- The machine gun and the pudding -- Where do atoms come from? -- Block by block -- Quantum mechanics saves the day -- Things that go boom -- The alchemist's dream -- Leftists -- Acids, crystals, and light -- It's alive, it's alive! -- Nine elements that changed the world (and one that didn't) -- Appendix I. Sulfur with an "f" -- Appendix II. Half a proton? -- Appendix III. Schrödinger's equation -- Appendix IV. Neutrons into protons -- Appendix V. The pH and pKa scales -- Appendix VI. Groups of the periodic table
Control code
on1052876216
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
viii, 216 pages
Isbn
9781468317022
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1052876216

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