Dr. Eric Scerri has recently published, 30-Second Elements: The 50 Most Significant Elements, Each Explained in Half a Minute. In other news, A Tale of 7 Elements, was recently reviewed by the Wall Street Journal.
30-Second Elements: The 50 Most Significant Elements, Each Explained in Half a Minute, is a beautifully illustrated guide to the periodic table and the stories behind its most significant elements. Published by Icon Books Ltd, 30-Second Elements include many contributing authors who are experts on the periodic table and the elements, including John Emsley, Andrea Sella, Philip Ball, and Hugh Aldersey-Williams.
You can find out more about the book by visiting iconbooks.net.
In other updates, Peter Pesic of the Wall Street Journal has recently provided a glowing review Dr. Scerri’s previous book, A Tale of Seven Elements. In the Wall Street Journal article Pesic states, “[Dr.] Scerri’s outstanding book helps us understand the special spirit of chemistry, whose contribution to science and human experience emphasizes the crucible of experiment.”
The full review can be found here.