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Periodic Tales by Hugh Aldersey-Williams
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Hugh Aldersey-Williams explores the curious lives of the elements through history."
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Chlorine, fluorine, and iodine all play medicinal roles, but Agatha Christie turned to another element as an instrument of murder."
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Elements have brought colour and drama to our lives - from the bold pigments of art to the dramatic explosions of fireworks."
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Further adventures amongst the building blocks of the universe including the iconic whiteness of calcium which takes us from bones to buildings."
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Hugh Aldersey-Williams concludes his examination of what lies beyond the Periodic table with a look at elemental discoveries and element tourism."

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message 1: by Hayes (new)

Hayes oohhhh... I might have to have a listen to this one!


☯Bettie☯ It is an interesting and all encompassing production. Fab!


message 3: by Laura (new)

Laura take a look at: http://periodictable.com/
I just bought mine during my trip to San Francisco-Hawaii


☯Bettie☯ That looks great Laura - just what you would expect from a periodic table, and then some. I'm away to play with them thjere elements...

xx


☯Bettie☯ ETA Chromium element 34 - new name 'car bling'

hahahaha


☯Bettie☯ Thanks Laura, Tweedledum, Alice, Carey, Mimal, Des, Dan.


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