The disappearing spoon : and other true tales of madness, love, and the history of the world from the periodic table of the elements / Sam Kean.
The periodic table of the elements is a crowning scientific achievement, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, obsession, and betrayal. These tales follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold, and all the elements in the table as they play out their parts in human history. The usual susp...
New York :
Back Bay Books,
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