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The elements : a very short introduction / Philip Ball.

Author/creator Ball, Philip, 1962-
Format Electronic and Book
Publication InfoOxford ; New York : Oxford University Press,
Description179 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Supplemental Content Full text available from eBooks on EBSCOhost
Subject(s)
Uniform titleIngredients
Series Very short introductions ; 104
Contents 1. Aristotle's quartet : the elements in antiquity -- 2. Revolution : how oxygen changed the world -- 3. Gold : the glorious and accursed element -- 4. The eightfold path : organizing the elements -- 5. The atom factories : making new elements -- 6. The chemical brothers : why isotopes are useful -- 7. For all practical purposes : technologies of the elements.
General note"First published as The ingredients, 2002"--T.p. verso.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. 164) and index.
Access restrictionAvailable only to authorized users.
Technical detailsMode of access: World Wide Web
Genre/formElectronic books.
LCCN 2004304142
ISBN0192840991

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