* The disappearing spoon of the title is made of gallium, which looks like aluminum but melts at 84 degrees. Algo deu errado. Tenha frete GRÁTIS ilimitado, filmes, séries, músicas e muito mais. A modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, SuperSummary offers high-quality study guides that feature detailed chapter summaries and analysis of major themes, characters, quotes, and essay topics. Though solid at room temperature, gallium is a moldable metal that melts at 84 degrees Fahrenheit. The Disappearing Spoon Summary and Study Guide. Why did a little lithium (Li, 3) help cure poet Robert Lowell of his madness? As other reviewers have commented there are a number of errors and grammatical gaffs. Curiously, Churchill turned a blind eye . Spoiled by frequent and jarring grammatical & vocab mistakes, Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2016. Compre o livro The Disappearing Spoon na Amazon.com.br: confira as ofertas para livros em inglês e importados Ele também analisa avaliações para verificar a confiabilidade. Ele também analisa avaliações para verificar a confiabilidade. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 30 de outubro de 2014. Avaliado no Brasil em 8 de fevereiro de 2015. Em vez disso, nosso sistema considera coisas como se uma avaliação é recente e se o avaliador comprou o item na Amazon. Easily read and quite simply put (even for duffers). Avaliado no Reino Unido em 26 de julho de 2016. The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, is a 2010 book by science reporter Sam Kean.The book was first published in hardback on July 12, 2010 through Little, Brown and Company and was released in paperback on June 6, 2011 through Little, Brown and Company's imprint Back Bay Books. Could have been a reasonable book but it just progressed to be a case for why America is the purest of wonderful. "―Mark Kurlansky, author of Salt and Cod ^"If you stared a little helplessly at the chart of the periodic table on the wall of your high school chemistry class, then this is the book for you. The Disappearing Spoon masterfully fuses science with the classic lore of invention, investigation, and discovery -- from the Big Bang through the end of time. Independence. The Disappearing Spoon has the answers, fusing science with the classic lore of invention, investigation, discovery and alchemy, from the big bang through to the end of time. The most anyone has every acquired is ten thousand atoms and it only lasted for twenty minutes. The author explains in a unique way, and makes the complex accessible. Besides information, it also brings the history of the facts and background. Juscelino Kubitschek, 2041, Torre E, 18° andar - São Paulo |. This will add to your general knowledge, especially on how far the Germans were ahead of the Allies in both wars with Fritz and Tungsten missiles. Por favor, tente novamente. Compre online The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, de Kean, Sam na Amazon. In the final chapter of his book, Kean talks about the fact that francium is very rare. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 21 de junho de 2017. Encontre todos os livros, leia sobre o autor, e muito mais. Tente fazer sua solicitação novamente mais tarde. Sam gets called Sean at least once a month. I liked Sam's point that Portugal acted as a middle man in laundering Jewish gold and trading materials . Avaliado no Reino Unido em 30 de outubro de 2014. Os membros Prime aproveitam em uma única assinatura frete GRÁTIS e rápido, além de conteúdo de entretenimento, como filmes, séries, músicas, eBooks, revistas e jogos por apenas R$ 9,90/mês. I liked Sam's point that Portugal acted as a middle man in laundering Jewish gold and trading materials . Avaliado no Reino Unido em 21 de junho de 2017. Por favor, tente novamente. The periodic table is one of our crowning scientific achievements, but it's also a treasure trove of passion, adventure, betrayal and obsession. Tente fazer sua solicitação novamente mais tarde. This will add to your general knowledge, especially on how far the Germans were ahead of the Allies in both wars with Fritz and Tungsten missiles. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2020. Interesting and entertaining, as long as you don’t take it too seriously. Sam Kean spent years collecting mercury from broken thermometers as a child and now he is a writer in Washington DC. Você está ouvindo uma amostra da edição em áudio do Audible. Depois de acessar páginas de produtos, aqui você encontra um jeito fácil de voltar para as páginas pelas quais se interessou. Não é possível adicionar itens à lista de favoritos . His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, Slate and New Scientist, inter alia. He has a master's degree in library science he will probably never use. Traduzir todas as avaliações para português, Amazon Serviços de Varejo do Brasil Ltda. The next rarest element in francium, which can be explained through a … Interesting and entertaining, as long as you don’t take it too seriously. Um destes itens é enviado mais rapidamente que os outros. Chapter 19 Summary and Reflection. For a book on science, this seems very out of place and almost shocking. Para navegar fora desse carrossel, use sua tecla de atalho do cabeçalho para navegar para o anterior ou seguinte. Frete GRÁTIS em milhares de produtos com o Amazon Prime. Avaliado no Reino Unido em 1 de junho de 2020. It's reference points are narrow and fed very largely by America's contributions to science and then frustratingly in a book about science it ends up with random anti-Russian rhetoric ('only 2 useless elements were discovered in Russia,' 'the list of great Russian scientists is barren'), has a remakrable statement about America being the only 'scientifically developed country' with enough scruples not to sign the Hague Convention to ban chemical warfare on the basis that all signators were hypocritical and then progresses to celebrate America's triumph in the greatest scientific project of all time, the Manhatten Project. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award in 2013 and 2015, as well as the AAAS/Subaru SB&F prize. The Periodic Table is the fascinating cornerstone of all things intrinsic, and everyone ought to have at least some knowledge of what makes our world. He's a fast reader but a very slow eater. He went to college in Minnesota and studied physics and English. | CNPJ 15.436.940/0001-03, Av. It is really worth reading it, I learned a lot. The Disappearing Spoon Monday, February 1, 2016. It's reference points are narrow and fed very largely by America's contributions to science and then frustratingly in a book about science it ends up with random anti-Russian rhetoric ('only 2 useless elements were discovered in Russia,' 'the list of great Russian scientists is barren'), has a remakrable statement about America being the only 'scientifically developed country' with enough scruples not to sign the Hague Convention to ban chemical warfare on the basis that all signators were hypocritical and then progresses to celebrate America's triumph in the greatest scientific project of all time, the Manhatten Project. The fascinating tales in The Disappearing Spoon follow carbon, neon, silicon, gold and every single element on the table as the play out their parts in human history, finance, mythology, conflict, the arts, medicine and the lives of the (frequently) mad scientists who discovered them. The science history is interesting but this book is spoiled by the author not knowing the meaning of English words and using them inappropriately. Easily read and quite simply put (even for duffers). If only I had read it before taking chemistry. Very good hidden history and chemistry stories . Besides information, it also brings the history of the facts and background. The last chapter started with the introduction of the most rare element known on Earth, astatine. Curiously, Churchill turned a blind eye . Ocorreu um erro na recuperação de seus Listas de desejos. Interest. Este recurso de compra continuará a carregar itens quando a tecla Enter for pressionada. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Study Guide of “The Disappearing Spoon” by Sam Kean. Você está ouvindo uma amostra da edição em áudio do Audible. The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean is full of fun and fascinating geek facts about how the periodic table was created and all the drama that went with it. Why did Gandhi hate iodine (I, 53)? It seems to be primarily written for a US audience with a particular US bias and use of non-SI units such as pounds and ounces for weight, or Fahrenheit for temperature. Place a spoon made of gallium in a cup of hot tea and it will vanish. Interesting and entertaining, but far from perfect. How did radium (Ra, 88) nearly ruin Marie Curie's reputation? The Disappearing Spoon: And Other True Tales of Madness, Love, and the History of the World from the Periodic Table of the Elements, (Inglês) Capa dura – Ilustrado, 12 julho 2010, CD MP3, Audiolivro, Áudio MP3, Super Audio CD - DSD. | CNPJ 15.436.940/0001-03, Av. 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