Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

Theodore Gray (Author) Nick Mann (Photographer)
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Product Details

Price
$29.99  $27.59
Publisher
Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers
Publish Date
October 01, 2009
Pages
240
Dimensions
10.4 X 1.1 X 10.1 inches | 3.1 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781579128142
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About the Author

Theodore Gray is the author of The Elements, Molecules, and Reactions, as well as Theodore Gray's Completely Mad Science. He is the creator of the bestselling iPad apps "Elements" and "Molecules," which have both been named "App of the Week" by Apple and was Director of "Disney Animated" (also honored by Apple as "iPad App of the Year"). Gray appeared on stage with Steve Jobs several times in his capacity as a software creator. He also co-founded Wolfram Research, Inc., makers of the widely-used software Mathematica and the Wolfram Alpha website. He lives in Urbana, Illinois. Nick Mann is a photographer specializing in taking beautiful photos of inanimate objects on black backgrounds. His other work includes Molecules, , Reactions, and How Things Work. Originally of Urbana, IL, he lives in Champaign, IL and North Liberty, IA, where he is working towards a geology degree at Cornell College.

Reviews

Praise for The Elements

"I don't know if this is the first coffee-table book paying lush photographic homage to the periodic table, but it is certainly the most gorgeous one I've seen." --John Tierney, The New York Times

"The Elements is a loving reimagination of the classic table." --Wired

"Gray's trademark dry wit and historical anecdotes bring even the most basic lumps to life." --Popular Science

"A great mix of science and art." --Discover