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 sc...

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Main Author: Kean, Sam
Format: Book
Published: London : Doubleday, 2011.

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Call Number: QD46 .K37 2011
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