In the final chapter of his book, Kean talks about the fact that francium is very rare. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the…. Por favor, tente novamente. Para navegar fora desse carrossel, use sua tecla de atalho do cabeçalho para navegar para o anterior ou seguinte. Sam Kean spent years collecting mercury from broken thermometers as a child and now he is a writer in Washington DC. Em vez disso, nosso sistema considera coisas como se uma avaliação é recente e se o avaliador comprou o item na Amazon. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? Besides information, it also brings the history of the facts and background. The author explains in a unique way, and makes the complex accessible. Compre o livro The Disappearing Spoon na Amazon.com.br: confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Sam gets called Sean at least once a month. Besides information, it also brings the history of the facts and background. Ele também analisa avaliações para verificar a confiabilidade. It's reference points are narrow and fed very largely by America's contributions to science and then frustratingly in a book about science it ends up with random anti-Russian rhetoric ('only 2 useless elements were discovered in Russia,' 'the list of great Russian scientists is barren'), has a remakrable statement about America being the only 'scientifically developed country' with enough scruples not to sign the Hague Convention to ban chemical warfare on the basis that all signators were hypocritical and then progresses to celebrate America's triumph in the greatest scientific project of all time, the Manhatten Project. Em vez disso, nosso sistema considera coisas como se uma avaliação é recente e se o avaliador comprou o item na Amazon. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean is full of fun and fascinating geek facts about how the periodic table was created and all the drama that went with it. Could have been a reasonable book but it just progressed to be a case for why America is the purest of wonderful. Encontre todos os livros, leia sobre o autor, e muito mais. Tenha frete GRÁTIS ilimitado, filmes, séries, músicas e muito mais. The Periodic Table is the fascinating cornerstone of all things intrinsic, and everyone ought to have at least some knowledge of what makes our world. This will add to your general knowledge, especially on how far the Germans were ahead of the Allies in both wars with Fritz and Tungsten missiles. The Disappearing Spoon Summary and Study Guide. Itens que você visualizou recentemente e recomendações baseadas em seu histórico: Selecione o departamento que deseja pesquisar no. The Disappearing Spoon has the answers, fusing science with the classic lore of invention, investigation, discovery and alchemy, from the big bang through to the end of time. Avaliado no Brasil em 8 de fevereiro de 2015. For a book on science, this seems very out of place and almost shocking. The fascinating tales in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as the play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them. Você está ouvindo uma amostra da edição em áudio do Audible. Ele também analisa avaliações para verificar a confiabilidade. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2041, Torre E, 18° andar - São Paulo |. Algo deu errado. Tente fazer sua solicitação novamente mais tarde. Para navegar fora desse carrossel, use sua tecla de atalho do cabeçalho para navegar para o anterior ou seguinte. Highly enjoyed this book and I'm so glad to have it available to my young readers at the Full review can be found at www.sevenacrebooks.com The Disappearing Spoon masterfully fuses science with the classic lore of invention, investigation, and discovery -- from the Big Bang through the end of time. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2020. The Disappearing Spoon: A... Para calcular a classificação geral de estrelas e a análise percentual por estrela, não usamos uma média simples. Formas de pagamento aceitas: cartões de crédito (Visa, MasterCard, Elo e American Express) e boleto. Você está ouvindo uma amostra da edição em áudio do Audible. The science history is interesting but this book is spoiled by the author not knowing the meaning of English words and using them inappropriately. The Periodic Table is the fascinating cornerstone of all things intrinsic, and everyone ought to have at least some knowledge of what makes our world. Independence. Curiously, Churchill turned a blind eye . The Disappearing Spoon Monday, February 1, 2016. foi adicionado ao seu carrinho. Tente fazer sua solicitação novamente mais tarde. It seems to be primarily written for a US audience with a particular US bias and use of non-SI units such as pounds and ounces for weight, or Fahrenheit for temperature. Algo deu errado. Itens que você visualizou recentemente e recomendações baseadas em seu histórico: Selecione o departamento que deseja pesquisar no. Compre online The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, de Kean, Sam na Amazon. The Disappearing Spoon was a runner-up for the Royal Society of London's book of the year for 2010, and The Violinist's Thumb and The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons were nominated for the PEN/E.O. Não é possível adicionar itens à lista de favoritos . Spoiled by frequent and jarring grammatical & vocab mistakes, Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2016. Encontre diversos livros escritos por Kean, Sam com ótimos preços. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 30 de outubro de 2014. Very good hidden history and chemistry stories . Easily read and quite simply put (even for duffers). He grew up in South Dakota, which means more to him than it probably should. Para calcular a classificação geral de estrelas e a análise percentual por estrela, não usamos uma média simples. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Study Guide of “The Disappearing Spoon” by Sam Kean. Place a spoon made of gallium in a cup of hot tea and it will vanish. It is really worth reading it, I learned a lot. Frete GRÁTIS em milhares de produtos com o Amazon Prime. Os membros Prime aproveitam em uma única assinatura frete GRÁTIS e rápido, além de conteúdo de entretenimento, como filmes, séries, músicas, eBooks, revistas e jogos por apenas R$ 9,90/mês. He's a fast reader but a very slow eater. After that, he tried to move to Spain (it didn't take) and ended up in Washington, D.C. It is really worth reading it, I learned a lot. It seems to be primarily written for a US audience with a particular US bias and use of non-SI units such as pounds and ounces for weight, or Fahrenheit for temperature. Independence. "―Mark Kurlansky, author of Salt and Cod ^"If you stared a little helplessly at the chart of the periodic table on the wall of your high school chemistry class, then this is the book for you. And why did tellurium (Te, 52) lead to the most bizarre gold rush in history? If only I had read it before taking chemistry. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2020. Disappearing Soon. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 21 de junho de 2017. Tenha frete GRÁTIS ilimitado, filmes, séries, músicas e muito mais. Curiously, Churchill turned a blind eye . Não é possível adicionar itens à lista de favoritos . Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2013 and 2015, as well as the AAAS/Subaru SB&F prize. Easily read and quite simply put (even for duffers). I liked Sam's point that Portugal acted as a middle man in laundering Jewish gold and trading materials . The fascinating tales in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as the play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them. Though solid at room temperature, gallium is a moldable metal that melts at 84 degrees Fahrenheit. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 26 de julho de 2016. 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