Wonderful Life With The Elements
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Wonderful Life With The Elements

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From the brilliant mind of Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji comes Wonderful Life with the Elements, an illustrated guide to the periodic table that gives chemistry a friendly face. In this super periodic table, every element is a unique character whose properties are represented visually: heavy elements are fat, man-made elements are robots, and noble gases sport impressive afros. Every detail is significant, from the length of an element's beard to the clothes on its back. You'll also learn about each element's discovery, its common uses, and other vital stats like whether it floats--or explodes--in water. Why bother trudging through a traditional periodic table? In this periodic paradise, the elements are people too. And once you've met them, you'll never forget them.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 208 pages
  • 147.32 x 172.72 x 25.4mm | 362.87g
  • No Starch Press,US
  • San Francisco, United States
  • English
  • 2-farbig, mit ausklappbarem Poster
  • 1593274238
  • 9781593274238
  • 35,963

About Bunpei Yorifuji

Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji is well-known for his series of humorous ads for the Tokyo metro, "Do It At Home," which show riders doing inappropriate activities on the subway. He is the author of several books in Japanese, including Milk Century and The Catalogue of Death.show more

Table of contents

Preface Chapter 1: Elements in the Living Room Chapter 2: The Super Periodic Table of the Elements Chapter 3: Element Cartoon Characters Chapter 4: How to Eat the Elements Chapter 5: The Elements Crisis Afterwordshow more

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