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ISBN: 1400149525 / ISBN-13: 9781400149520

The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

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  • The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements (Tantor Media Inc) – Audiobook CD (2010)
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    The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

    Audiobook CD, Tantor Media Inc
    2010
    English
    Library ed.

    ISBN: 1400149525
    ISBN-13: 9781400149520

    The infectious tales and astounding details in "The Disappearing Spoon" follow carbon, neon, silicon, and gold as they play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, war, the arts, poison, and the lives of the frequently mad scientists who discovered them.

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Reviews of The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements

Overall customer rating: 4.667
Presbyterian

The Periodic Table, Oh my!

by Presbyterian on Sep 26, 2013

I never knew much about the elements and now I can tell stories and laugh about what I don't know, and share a few insights about what I learned from this book that our book club shared.

Denise D

Love it!

by Denise D on Dec 9, 2010

If you teach in science, there are some fascinating stories in here to share with your students. Love it!

RHYN

Periodic History

by RHYN on Sep 16, 2010

A delightful and insightful history of the Periodic Table made all the more interesting by the diverse personalities and motivations of the personages responsible for the development of the table. As a chemist, one is very early introduced to the Periodic Table but not the personal stories behind its development. An excellent read right up to the latest developments in the field.

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