The Elements: A Visual Exploration.

If you think you’ve seen the periodic table, think again. The Elements: A Visual Exploration lets you experience the beauty and fascination of the building blocks of our universe in a way you’ve never seen before. This is the US English version of The Elements.

Discover the 118 elements of the Periodic Table up close on the large iPad screen. Flick to rotate 360 degrees and inspect each one. Then read the elements story. Youll learn its origins, how it was discovered, and its significance in the universe. You can even see it all in 3D using 3D glasses (sold separately). The Elements features a live connection to the Wolfram | Alpha computational search engine. So youll have the latest data at hand.

Video Intro

An Interview

An interview and behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the amazing new ebook The Elements: A Visual Exploration. Theodore Gray tells you the why and how of this best-selling new iPad book.

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Review & Notes

Based on the best-selling hard cover edition of The Elements by Theodore Gray, Popular Science Magazine’s Gray Matter columnist. This interactive title explores the periodic table like never before. Read about the 118 elements and take a closer look at some of the unique objects made from these elements. For example, an early ribbon holder used to expose contact prints for Magnesium or a banana for Potassium. We liked the concept of this book, although it’s a very heavy download, it’s almost a must have experience for any iPad lover. Navigation is simple, you can go through the elements and objects all organized in order. The book is cramped with text and objects on every page, however, we wish that the objects would be a bit more detailed. For example it would be nice to learn what is a Ribbon Holder (Magnesium) or the purpose of a complex beryllium missile gyroscope (Beryllium).


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