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

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  • Source:OCoLC
  • ISBN:9781468317022
  • ISBN:1468317024
  • Cataloging Source:YDX eng rda YDX OCLCQ GK8 OCO YDXIT GK8 IMT IUK CDX AE-AdNL
  • LC Call Number:QD467 .J26 2019
  • Dewey Decimal Classification Number:546.8
  • Personal Author:James, Tim,
  • 264:New York : Abrams Press, [2019]
  • 264:©2019
  • Physical Description:viii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • 336:text txt rdacontent
  • 337:unmediated n rdamedia
  • 338:volume nc rdacarrier
  • General Note:SR15112019
  • Bibliography Note:Includes bibliographical references (pages 195-209) and index.
  • 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.
  • Subject term:Periodic table of the elements.
  • Subject term:Chemical elements.
  • Held by:ALAIN ZNL

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  • Location: Zayed Central Library - Al Ain
  • Material: Book
  • Call Number: QD467 .J26 2019
  • Copies: 1
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  • Location: Qasr Al Watan Library
  • Material: Book
  • Call Number: QD467 .J26 2019
  • Copies: 1
  • Status: available