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Published: 03 November 2014

576 Pages | 55 illustrations

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199383344

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The Lost Elements

The Periodic Table's Shadow Side

Marco Fontani, Mariagrazia Costa, and Mary Virginia Orna

  • Tells stories of errors and mistakes in the development of the Periodic Table of Elements, from its conception to the present.
  • Covers topics like false discoveries, scientific retractions, and elements removed from the Table.