The lost elements : the Periodic Table's shadow side / Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna.

Author
Fontani, Marco, 1969- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, [2015]
Description
xxxvii, 531 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Author
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents
Before 1789: early errors and early elements -- 1789-1869: from Lavoisier to Mendeleev: the first errors at the dawn of the concept of the chemical element -- 1869-1913: from the periodic table to Moseley's law: rips and tears in Mendeleev's net -- 1914-1939: from nuclear classification to the first accelerators: chemists' paradise lost... (and physicists' paradise regained) -- 1939-present: beyond uranium, to the stars -- Modern alchemy: the dream to transmute the elements has always been with us.
Other title(s)
Periodic Table's shadow side
ISBN
  • 9780199383344 (hardcover)
  • 0199383340 (hardcover)
LCCN
2014009191
OCLC
873238266
Other standard number
  • 40024181734
RCP
N - S