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30-Second Elements: The 50 most significant elements, each by Eric Scerri

By Eric Scerri

While was once radium chanced on? who're Dmitri Mendeleev and Glenn T. Seaborg? Who came across uranium’s radioactivity? Which point comes in handy for relationship the age of Earth? And why doesn’t gold have a systematic identify? 30-Second parts provides you with the very foundations of chemical wisdom, explaining concisely the 50 most vital chemical components. This ebook makes use of necessary glossaries and tables to speedy song your wisdom of the opposite sixty eight components and the relationships among them all.

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