Title

Eric Scerri: A Tale of 7 Elements

Document Type

Book Review

Publication Date

2014

Publication Details

This book review was originally published as:

de Berg, K. C. (2014). [Review of the book A tale of 7 elements by Eric Scerri]. Science and Education, 23(9), 1953-1956. doi:10.1007/s11191-014-9713-y

ISSN: 0926-7220

ANZSRC / FoR Code

030299 Inorganic Chemistry not elsewhere classified| 220206 History and Philosophy of Science (incl. Non-historical Philosophy of Science)

Abstract

This is a book which will appeal to historians, philosophers, chemists, and educators. Of the ninety-two elements up to uranium only seven were missing from the periodic table around 1913. The story surrounding the identification of these seven elements forms the core material of the book.

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