The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

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8 Responses to “The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe”

  1. Ernunnos says:

    I believe S&W is the largest single user of scandium. It goes into the aluminum alloy frames of their AirLite line of pistols. Great to carry, painful to shoot. With so little mass to absorb recoil, the recoil is rather vigorous…

  2. EricIndiana says:

    That’s all fine & good, but the universe doesn’t exist, and I can prove it!

    Please see my blog for details. I welcome rebuttals to my claims. However, since you don’t exist, I may not respond.

  3. takeshi says:

    That’s a bit of information from the introductory paragraph of gallium’s Wikipedia entry. Somewhat more useful to people who are considering purchasing this element: you can make homemade mirrors with indium, caesium, and gallium.

  4. Anonymous says:

    I had the opportunity to poke through this book at the Northern California Independent Booksellers Association conference and I assure you it’s gorgeous. Maybe if this had been my text book in high school. I wouldn’t have gotten a C- in Chemistry.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Ulphur… Sulphur!

  6. scifijazznik says:

    Must. Have. That. Book.

  7. Anonymous says:

    My daughter used his images in a 7th grade science project last year, combining them with Tom Leher’s “Elements Song”

    check it out:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTmBKZOtI2A

  8. pixleshifter says:

    (Th)orium (In)dium (K)potassium

    ..and how about a reminder of the brilliant “they might be giants – meet the elements” bb video
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0zION8xjbM

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