Mendeleyev’s Dream: The Quest for the Elements

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  • Author: Paul Strathern
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Genre: Biographies & Memoirs
  • Date: June 4 2019
  • Pages: 320
  • Language: English

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The wondrous and illuminating story of humankind’s quest to discover the fundamentals of chemistry, culminating in Mendeleyev’s dream of the Periodic Table.
In 1869 Russian scientist Dmitri Mendeleyev was puzzling over a way to bring order to the fledgling science of chemistry. Wearied by the effort, …