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The Chemical Elements

authors: Nechaev & Jenkins (2003)
date read: 29 May 2023
rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ☆

A history of the discovery of elements, focusing on the scientists who discovered them. It’s a good balance of biography and chemistry, and easy to read. I particularly enjoyed learning where all the names came from, which tie the stories together quite neatly.

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