• Wonderful Life with the Elements

Bunpei Yorifuji

Wonderful Life with the Elements

The Periodic Table Personified

Oktober 2012, 208 Seiten,
No Starch Press
ISBN Print: 978-1-59327-423-8

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Beschreibung

From the brilliant mind of Japanese artist Bunpei Yorifuji comes Wonderful life with the Elements, an illustrated guide to the periodic tabe that gives chemistry a friendly face.

In this super periodic table, every element is a unique character whose properties are represented visually: heavy elements are fat, man-made elements are robots, and noble gases sport impressive afros. Every detail is significant, from the length of an element´s beard to the clothes on its back. You´ll also learn about each element´s discovery, it´s common uses, and other vital stats like whether it floats - or explodes - in water.

Why bother trudging throught a traditional periodic table? In this periodic paradise, the elements are people too. And once you´ve met them, you´ll never forget them.

 

Zielgruppe

  • • Geeks and Japanophiles
    • Anyone interested in the periodic table of the elements
    • Elementary, middle, high school, and college students
       

Autor / Autorin

Born in 1973 in Nagano, Japan, Bunpei Yorifuji is a Musashino Art University dropout. His other books include The Catalog of Death (Shi ni Katarogu) and The Scale of Mind (Suuji no Monosashi). He has also co-authored Uncocoro and The Earthquake Checklist (Jishin Itsumonooto), among others. Find out more about Bunpei and his workds at hhtp://bunpei.com/.


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