The Elements by Theodore Gray and Nick Mann
"If you are a fan of the Periodic Table of the Elements, or even a fan of chemistry, Theo Gray’s book, The Elements is a must-have. Inside you’ll see some of the best photography ever done of all of the elements it was possible to collect visible samples of. Also, you’ll see many of the applications these elements are put to and some of their naturally occurring mineral forms. A wonderful tour through the periodic table. It’s also been made into an engaging jigsaw puzzle for you to assemble!" - Ron - Everything Matters host & scientific raconteur.
The elements are what we, and everything around us, are made of. But how many elements has anyone actually seen in pure, uncombined form? The Elements provides this rare opportunity. Based on seven years of research and photography, the pictures in this book make up the most complete, and visually arresting, representation available to the naked eye of every atom in the universe. Organized in order of appearance on the periodic table, each element is represented by a spread that includes a stunning, full-page, full-color photograph that most closely represents it in its purest form. For example, at -183°C, oxygen turns from a colorless gas to a beautiful pale blue liquid.
Hardcover, 240 pages.