The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

Philip Ball (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$11.95
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Publish Date
October 07, 2004
Pages
186
Dimensions
4.36 X 0.45 X 6.9 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780192840998
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About the Author

Philip Ball is a science writer and a consultant editor for Nature and the author of Designing the Molecular World, The Self-Made Tapestry, H20: A Biography of Water, and Stories of the Invisible: A Guided Tour of Molecules.

Reviews

"A delight of a book.... Elegantly written...far-reaching, entertaining and salted with anecdote.... It could become a classic."--New Scientist
"Ball brings the periodic table to life."--Discover
"Philip Ball's book is an excellent introduction."--Chemistry and Industry
"The book contains some delightful anecdotes."--Times Higher Educational Supplement (London)


"A delight of a book.... Elegantly written...far-reaching, entertaining and salted with anecdote.... It could become a classic."--New Scientist
"Ball brings the periodic table to life."--Discover
"Philip Ball's book is an excellent introduction."--Chemistry and Industry
"The book contains some delightful anecdotes."--Times Higher Educational Supplement (London)

"A delight of a book.... Elegantly written...far-reaching, entertaining and salted with anecdote.... It could become a classic."--New Scientist
"Ball brings the periodic table to life."--Discover
"Philip Ball's book is an excellent introduction."--Chemistry and Industry
"The book contains some delightful anecdotes."--Times Higher Educational Supplement (London)


"A delight of a book.... Elegantly written...far-reaching, entertaining and salted with anecdote.... It could become a classic."--New Scientist


"Ball brings the periodic table to life."--Discover


"Philip Ball's book is an excellent introduction."--Chemistry and Industry


"The book contains some delightful anecdotes."--Times Higher Educational Supplement (London)