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IRIDIUM: FROM CONCEPT TO REALITY by Robert A. Nelson. (Via Satellite)
The good element guide. (satire on Mendeleyev's periodic table of elements) (The Economist (US))
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The Symbols of the Chemical Elements (Word Ways)
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