Chemistry isn't just microscopic atoms doing mysterious and inscrutable things: we rely on it for bread-making, vegetable growing and producing the everyday materials of daily life. Using stunning images and illuminating text, this book captures chemistry as it unfolds - through the use of techniques such as microphotography, time-lapse photography and infrared thermal imaging.
See how chemistry underpins the formation of snowflakes, the science of champagne, the colours of flowers and many other wonders of nature and technology as art, wonder and science meet in this extraordinary book.
Hardback, 256 pages.
Measures 20.3 x 22.9 cm.
Celebrate women working and achieving in STEM with this brilliant pin. Part of our Badges of Honour range. Enamelled blue metal badge. Measures approx 3 cm long. Made in the UK.
A vast range of crystal forms from Frederich Mohs’ 1825 Treatise on Mineralogy, gorgeously arranged into a cloud of refracted colour. Mohs is of course mainly remembered for his Hardness Scale, used to this day. FSC certified lined paper.192 lined pages. Measures 21 x 14cm plus...
We wouldn’t normally want to label people, but this t-shirt features a pretty accurate summary of the ingredients of a human being. Wear your gold content with pride. And your magnesium, and molybdenum, manganese and mercury content too. Also available in other styles and shapes. 100%...
A table of useful symbols which records the 18th-century period when alchemy was still transforming into modern chemistry; alongside familiar elements and measurements you will find phlogiston and Caput Mortuum. Engraved by Andrew Bell, co-founder of the Encyclopædia Britannica. Image made available by the Wellcome...