The Elements Calendar: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

The Elements Calendar: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

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By (author) Theodore Gray, By (photographer) Nick Mann

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  • Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • Format: Calendar | 28 pages
  • Dimensions: 300mm x 308mm x 6mm | 320g
  • Publication date: 28 July 2014
  • Publication City/Country: New York
  • ISBN 10: 1579129544
  • ISBN 13: 9781579129545
  • Edition statement: 2015 ed.
  • Illustrations note: colour illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,112,288

Product description

A whole new year of The Elements calendar! A month-by-month tour of the most beautiful and fascinating elements in the periodic table. "The Elements 2015 Calendar" is perfect for scientists, students, teachers, and anyone interested in the beauty and diversity of nature. Each month shows a full-page photograph of a featured element in its pure form and offers an interesting and informative anecdote. The elements in this year's calendar are boron, nitrogen, sodium, argon, nickel, strontium, niobium, indium, thallium, polonium, plutonium, and thorium. Smaller images of each element, as well as compounds, items made with the element, and products containing the element appear within the monthly grid. Also included are important dates in chemical history, as well as major North American, British, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand holidays. Includes a poster of Theodore Gray's famous photographic periodic table!

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Theodore Gray is the author of "The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe"; "Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Probably Shouldn't"; "Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Still Probably Shouldn't"; and "Popular Science" magazine's "Gray Matter" column. With his company Touch Press, Gray is the developer of best-selling iPad and iPhone apps, including "The Elements," "Solar System," "Disney Animated," "The Orchestra," T"he Waste Land," and "Skulls" by Simon Winchester. He lives in Urbana, Illinois. Nick Mann is the photographer of "The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe." Aside from having photographed more elements and compounds than probably anyone in the world, he is an accomplished landscape, sports, and event photographer. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.