Strange Tales from the Periodic Table: The Disappearing Spoon
June 27, 2013
The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it’s also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal, and obsession. Bestselling author Sam Kean returns to tell you the stories you never knew about table of elements you know all too well.
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What You Will Learn
- The strange connection between mercury and Lewis and Clark
- Why aluminum was once the most precious substance on earth
- How the periodic table became a new theater for the Cold War
- What are some of the most unusual alternative periodic tables out there
The Fine Print
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