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Published: 26 April 2012

256 Pages | 119 line art, 40 b/w halftones, 64 color halftones


ISBN: 9780199832514

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A Guide to the Elements

Third Edition

Albert Stwertka

  • Adds articles on the newly discovered elements, currently called Ununtrium (Uut), Ununpentium (Uup), Ununhexium (Uuh), Ununseptium (Uus), and Ununoctium (Uuo)
  • Updates articles on the newly named elements: Darmstadtium (Ds), Roentgenium (Rg), and Copernicium (Cn)
  • Includes new research on the practical application of elements, based on studies in nanotechnology, medicine, and superconductivity
  • Small updates to the following sections: epilogue, chronology, further reading, and website list.

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