ISBN10: 0233005935 ISBN13: 9780233005935 Contributors: Challoner, Jack Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd Published: Feb 4 2020 Pages: 182 Weight: 0.50lbs. Height: 8.00" Width: 5.25" Depth: 0.75" Language: English
What links the Taj Mahal and our skeleton? Calcium. The Eiffel Tower and our blood? Iron. Everything in the known universe is made up of one of the elements.
Popular-science writer Jack Challoner takes us on an illustrated tour of the Periodic Table, revealing the mystery of how the material world works. This definitive guide covers all 118 elements, with their vital statistics, main compounds, uses, and fascinating histories.