Author(s): Eric Scerri
30-Second Elements presents you with the foundations of chemical knowledge, distilling the 50 most significant chemical elements into half-a-minute individual entries, using nothing more than two pages, 300 words and one picture. Divided into seven chapters, it includes the atomic details of the other 68 elements and the relationships of all 118.
Eric Scerri is a chemist and a leading philosopher of science specialising in the history and philosophy of the periodic table. He is the author of The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance, and A Very Short Introduction to the Periodic Table.