Liquid Rules: The Delightful and Dangerous Substances That Flow Through Our Lives

L quidos Essas subst ncias m gicas que fluem pelas nossas vidas Da revolucion ria caneta de L szl Biro, ao querosene de Abraham Gesner, das estradas que se reparam automaticamente, passando pelo caf , pelo ch ou pela gua, Miodownik usa a sua enorme capacidade de divulgador de ci ncia para nos r

Reactions: An Illustrated Exploration of Elements, Molecules, and Change in the Universe

The third installment in Theodore Gray s Elements trilogy Theodore Gray continues the journey through our molecular and chemical world that began with The Elements and continued with Molecules In Reactions, Gray once again puts his photography and storytelling to work demonstrating how molecules

Caesar's Last Breath: Decoding the Secrets of the Air Around Us

It s invisible It s ever present Without it, you would die in minutes And it has an epic story to tell.In Caesar s Last Breath, New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean takes us on a journey through the periodic table, around the globe, and across time to tell the story of the air we breathe, w

Venomous: How Earth's Deadliest Creatures Mastered Biochemistry

A thrilling tale of encounters with nature s masters of biochemistry From the coasts of Indonesia to the rainforests of Peru, venomous animals are everywhere and often lurking out of sight Humans have feared them for centuries, long considering them the assassins and pariahs of the natural world N

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

Why did Gandhi hate iodine I, 53 Why did the Japanese kill Godzilla with missiles made of cadmium Cd, 48 How did radium Ra, 88 nearly ruin Marie Curie s reputation And why did tellurium Te, 52 lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history The periodic table is one of our crowning scienti

Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

With than 1 million copies sold worldwide, The Elements is the most entertaining, comprehensive, and visually arresting book on all 118 elements in the periodic table Includes a poster of Theodore Gray s iconic photographic periodic table of the elements Based on seven years of research and p