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A world from dust

Ben McFarland

A world from dust

how the periodic table shaped life

by Ben McFarland

  • 327 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemical elements,
  • Periodic table of the elements,
  • Periodic law

  • About the Edition

    The stacked boxes in the Periodic Table of the Elements hold surprises. These elements tell a story that gives a hidden order to chemistry, geology, biology, and even history. Ben McFarland traces billions of years of evolution, beginning with math and ending with us. In this story, the periodic table helps us see new things. These events come alive in 40 original illustrations by print artist Gala Bent and medical illustrator Mary Anderson.-- book jacket

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementBen McFarland ; illustrations by Gala Bent and Mary Anderson
    ContributionsBent, Gala, illustrator, Anderson, Mary, illustrator
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD467 .M37 2016
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 333 pages
    Number of Pages333
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27224300M
    ISBN 100190275014
    ISBN 109780190275013
    LC Control Number2016002637
    OCLC/WorldCa956491797, 925500017

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