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Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us, Sam Kean

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Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us
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Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us
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Sam Kean
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eng
Summary
A round-the-globe journey through the periodic table explains how the air people breathe reflects the world's history, tracing the origins and ingredients of the atmosphere to explain air's role in reshaping continents, steering human progress, and powering revolutions
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Title
Caesar's last breath
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Summary
An engaging round-the-globe journey through the periodic table explains how the air we breathe reflects the world's history, tracing the origins and ingredients of the atmosphere to explain air's role in reshaping continents, steering human progress and powering revolutions
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10569320
Cataloging source
YDX
Dewey number
551.51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC161
LC item number
.K43 2017
Literary form
non fiction
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bibliography
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adult
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decoding the secrets of the air around us
Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us, Sam Kean
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index
Contents
Introduction: The last breath -- Making air: our first four atmospheres -- Earth's early air -- The exploding lake -- The devil in the air -- Welding a dangerous weapon -- The curse and blessing of oxygen -- Hotter than the Dickens -- Harnessing air: the human relationship with air -- The wonder-working gas of delight -- Le Pï¿1⁄2etomane -- Controlled chaos -- Steeling yourself for tragedy -- Into the blue -- Night lights -- Frontiers: the new heavens -- The fallout of fallout -- Albert Einstein and the people's fridge -- Weather wars -- Rumbles from Roswell -- Putting on alien airs
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Dimensions
25 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 373 pages
Isbn
9780316381642
Lccn
2016954781
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illustrations

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