The Elements by Jack Challoner
The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe

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As Carl Sagan memorably put it, “We're made of star stuff.” The Elements: The New Guide to the Building Blocks of Our Universe takes you on a gorgeously illustrated tour of the Periodic Table. Filled with fascinating information about the elements, their main compounds, and their principal uses, this authoritative yet accessible book, written by renowned popular-science writer Jack Challoner, makes “hard” science easy, interesting, and relevant to our daily lives.

About Jack Challoner

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Jack Challoner has written over 30 books on a variety of scientific and technological subjects, including Carlton's Genius: Great Inventors and their Creations. He has also written for encyclopedias, magazines, museum exhibitions, and websites, and acts as scientific consultant for books, CD-ROMS, plays, and television programs. He lives in Bristol, England.
Published October 2, 2012 by Carlton Books. 160 pages
Genres: Science & Math.

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