The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Atom in the Universe

Author(s): Theodore Gray (Photographer); Nick Mann (Photographer)

Popular Science

A whole new year of The Elements calendar A month-by-month tour of the most beautiful and fascinating elements in the periodic table.


Based on the best-selling book The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe and the best-selling iPad app, The Elements 2014 calendar is perfect for scientists, students, teachers, and anyone interested in the beauty and diversity of nature. Every month shows a fullpage photograph of a featured element in its pure form and offers an interesting and informative anecdote. Elements for the 2014 calendar include hydrogen, carbon, neon, chlorine, silver, tin, radon, potassium, bromine, promethium, zirconium, and manganese. Smaller images of each element and of compounds are set within the monthly calendar grid, which includes important dates in chemical history and also major North American, British, Canadian, Australian, and New Zealand holidays.


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Praise for "The Elements" "I don't know if this is the first coffee-table book paying lush photographic homage to the periodic table, but it is certainly the most gorgeous one I've seen." --John Tierney, "The New York Times ""The Elements is a loving reimagination of the classic table." --Wired "Gray's trademark dry wit and historical anecdotes bring even the most basic lumps to life." --"Popular Science" "A great mix of science and art." --"Discover"

Theodore Gray is the author of the bestselling The Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe, Theodore Gray's Elements Vault and Theo Gray's Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home, But Probably Shouldn't. He is the proprietor of periodictable.com. With his company Touch Press, Gray is the developer of the bestselling iPad and iPhone ebook app, The Elements, Solar System and The Waste Land. Nick Mann is a freelance photographer. Aside from having photographed more elements than probably anyone in the world, he is an accomplished landscape, sports and event photographer.

General Fields

  • : 9781579128951
  • : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers, Incorporated
  • : Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers Inc
  • : April 2012
  • : 210mm X 127mm
  • : United States
  • : April 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 546
  • : 240
  • : 500 full colour photographs throughout
  • : Theodore Gray (Photographer); Nick Mann (Photographer)
  • : Paperback