Elements 2013 Calendar: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

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9781579128944: Elements 2013 Calendar: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe

A month-by-month tour of the most beautiful and fascinating elements in the periodic table Based on the best-selling book The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe as well as the best-selling iPad app.

Every month shows a full-page, stunning photograph of a featured element in its pure form and offers an interesting and informative anecdote. Smaller images of the element and of compounds are set within the monthly calendar grid, which includes important dates in chemical history and also major North American, British, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand holidays.

It’s a delightful gift for scientists, students, teachers, or anyone interested in the diversity, power, and splendor of nature’s elements. This calendar marries scientific passion with an artistic sensibility.

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About the Author:

Theodore Gray is the author of The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe; Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Probably Shouldn't; Mad Science 2: Experiments You Can Do At Home, But Still Probably Shouldn't; and Popular Science magazine's "Gray Matter" column. With his company Touch Press, Gray is the developer of best-selling iPad and iPhone apps, including The Elements, Solar System, Disney Animated, The Orchestra, The Waste Land, and Skulls by Simon Winchester. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.

Nick Mann is the photographer of The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe. Aside from having photographed more elements and compounds than probably anyone in the world, he is an accomplished landscape, sports, and event photographer. He lives in Urbana, Illinois.

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