This abridged version of Albert Swertka's "A Guide to the Elements" (OUP) will undoubtedly be appreciated by any student who feels weighed down with heavy textbooks! With brief surveys of all 114 elements, it will provide a basic understanding of the chemistry that makes up the air, water, rocks and living matter that surrounds us. Authoritative and educational, its accessible text is easy to understand for anyone who has difficulty with their science studies.
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Author Biography - Albert Swertka
Albert Swertka is professor emeritus of the United States Merchant Marine Academy. He is the author of numerous science books, including The World of Atoms and Quarks, Recent Revolutions in Physics, Recent Revolutions in Mathematics and Physics from Newton to the Big Bang.