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Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Jennifer - Goodreads

An interesting book, probably better read a chapter or two at a time as opposed to my usual all-at-once technique. Reading it in one stretch, the stories get rather repetitive and the writing style ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Matt - Goodreads

Aldersey-Williams explores the historical and cultural associations the world has towards the elements. He recounts their discoverers and the ways in which they isolated new elements from existing ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Stephanie - Goodreads

This is an interesting and slightly different approach to the history of chemistry. Instead of taking a chronological or biographical approach, the author has chosen to focus instead on the elements ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Becky B - Goodreads

Mr Aldersey-Williams has a curious fascination with the elements that allows him to write this book like few others could. Not many people try to make their own periodic table with samples of each ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Owen - Goodreads

I picked this up after an enthusiastic Guardian review and because I'd always wanted to read a book telling me the difference between the various elements and how they'd been found and used. There is ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Nikki - Goodreads

This wasn't quite as engaging to me as the blurb and the reviews quoted on the cover suggests -- in fact, it started to feel rather meandering -- but it is quite an interesting read, covering both the ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - ☯Bettie☯ - Goodreads

More whimsical than weighty; philosophic rather than physic. It would sit well as a staple introduction to those universalism courses they offer at night classes. Enjoyable. blurb - Everything is made ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Starhen - Goodreads

Periodic Tales is a mixed bag: the stories which snagged my attention brought in information from other disciplines and touched upon the elements' relationship to cultural icons or themes. The brief ... Ler crítica na íntegra

Review: Periodic Tales: The Curious Lives of the Elements

Procura do Utilizador  - Carey Combe - Goodreads

Getting better and better after the first rather predicable emphasis on gold. Ler crítica na íntegra


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