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5. The Russian genius – Mendeleev

5. The Russian genius – Mendeleev  

Eric Scerri

in The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777783
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582495.003.0005
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chapter
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9780199582495
‘The Russian Genius: Medeleev’ covers the life and work of Dmitri Mendeleev. Mendeleev was rejected by Moscow University on race grounds, so studied at St Petersburg before moving to ... More
7. Electronic structure

7. Electronic structure  

Eric Scerri

in The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777783
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582495.003.0007
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chapter
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9780199582495
‘Electronic structure’ examines the work that went into determining the properties of electrons in atoms. Quantum theory was devised by Max Planck, and was applied to hydrogen atoms by ... More
4. The eightfold path: organizing the elements

4. The eightfold path: organizing the elements  

Philip Ball

in The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Apr 2014
eISBN: 
9780191776298
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840998.003.0004
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chapter
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9780192840998
‘The eightfold path: organizing the elements’ explains the history and rationale of the Periodic Table. Atomic theory was not fully accepted until Jean Perrin proved the existence of atoms ... More
The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction

The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction  

Eric R. Scerri

Print Publication Year: 
Oct 2011
Published Online: 
Sep 2013
eISBN: 
9780191777783
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780199582495.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780199582495
The Periodic Table: A Very Short Introduction looks at the trends in properties of elements that led to the construction of the periodic table, and how the deeper meaning of ... More
The Elements: A Very Short Introduction

The Elements: A Very Short Introduction  

Philip Ball

Print Publication Year: 
Apr 2004
Published Online: 
Apr 2014
eISBN: 
9780191776298
DOI: 
10.1093/actrade/9780192840998.001.0001
Item type: 
book
ISBN: 
9780192840998
The Elements: A Very Short Introduction traces the history and cultural impact of the elements on humankind, and examines why people have long sought to identify the substances ... More

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