Praise for The Elements:
"I don't know if this is the first coffee-table book paying lush
photographic homage to the periodic table, but it is certainly
the most gorgeous one I've seen." —John Tierney, The New York
"The Elements is a loving reimagination of the classic table."
"Gray's trademark dry wit and historical anecdotes bring even the
most basic lumps to life." —Popular Science
"A great mix of science and art." —Discover
About the Author
Theodore Gray is the author of The Elements,
Molecules, and Reactions, as well as Theodore Gray's Completely
Mad Science and the forthcoming How Things Work. He is the
creator of the bestselling iPad apps "Elements" and "Molecules,"
which have both been named "App of the Week" by Apple and was
Director of "Disney Animated" (also honored by Apple as "iPad App
of the Year"). Gray appeared on stage with Steve Jobs several
times in his capacity as a software creator. He also co-founded
Wolfram Research, Inc., makers of the widely-used software
Mathematica and the Wolfram Alpha website. He lives in Urbana,
Nick Mann is a photographer specializing in taking beautiful
photos of inanimate objects on black backgrounds. His other work
includes Molecules, Reactions and How Things Work. Originally of
Urbana, IL, he lives in Champaign, IL and North Liberty, IA,
where he is working towards a geology degree at Cornell College.