Free online ebook download Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements 9780199605637 by John Emsley

Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide to the Elements

by John Emsley

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 9780199605637
Pages: 592
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 15 Mb
Date posting: 2021-05-10
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Written by award-winning science writer John Emsley, this informative and highly enjoyable book explains the what, the why and the wherefore of the elements. Arranged alphabetically, from Actinium to Zirconium, it is a complete guide to all the elements that are currently known, with more extensive coverage of those we encounter in our everyday life. The entry on each element reveals where it came from, what role it may have in the human body, the foods that contain it, how it was discovered, its role in human ...