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Description - The Elements by Albert Swertka

Students of chemistry and of life, rejoice! Put down your huge textbooks-youre free! This handy little guide will fit in your back pocket yet give volumes of detail about the elements; enough to cover virtually any situation where youd need to refer to the periodic table. This useful tool is an abridged version of the Oxford University Press book, A Guide to the Elements, which was honored with major awards from Science Books and Films magazine, and the Society of School Librarians International. It also won the Parents Choice Gold Award. This tiny edition provides brief surveys of all 114 elements and features an easy-to-read complete periodic table in a quick foldout.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780762429851
ISBN-10: 0762429852
Format: Hardback
(76mm x 64mm x 16mm)
Pages: 128
Imprint: Running Press Miniature Editions
Publisher: Running Press
Publish Date: 8-Mar-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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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.