The Periodic Table Of Poems

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The Periodic Table Of Poems by Peter Davern


ISBN
9781718500273
Published
Binding
Paperback
Pages
296
Dimensions
152 x 229mm

The Periodic Table of Poems is a unique collection of 93 short poems that explores the properties and nuances of each element in the periodic table. Davern discusses the science, history, and quirks of each element--things like why potassium reacts explosively with water, what about arsenic makes it both a deadly poison and a cure for syphilis, and how mercury inspired the term "mad as a hatter".

For example-

Li, small and light, the soft metal with mettle!
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The Periodic Table of Poems is a unique collection of 93 short poems that explores the properties and nuances of each element in the periodic table. Davern discusses the science, history, and quirks of each element--things like why potassium reacts explosively with water, what about arsenic makes it both a deadly poison and a cure for syphilis, and how mercury inspired the term "mad as a hatter".

For example-

Li, small and light, the soft metal with mettle!
Keeps much of our mobile-power'd world in good fettle;
In sea and in soil,
Floats on water and oil,
Has helped many's the troubled mind settle.
ISBN:
9781718500273
Publication Date:
02 / 07 / 2020
Pages:
296
Dimensions:
152 x 229mm

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