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

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

Label
Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us
Title
Caesar's last breath
Title remainder
decoding the secrets of the air around us
Statement of responsibility
Sam Kean
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kean, Sam
Dewey number
551.51
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QC161
LC item number
.K43 2017eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Air
  • Atmosphere
  • Air
  • Atmosphere
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geography
  • SCIENCE / Earth Sciences / Geology
Label
Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us, Sam Kean
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Pétomane -- 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
Control code
ocn993672109
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 373 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316381635
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6F938A5F-9961-4307-A936-083F181587B1
System control number
(OCoLC)993672109
Label
Caesar's last breath : decoding the secrets of the air around us, Sam Kean
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-362) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 Pétomane -- 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
Control code
ocn993672109
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 373 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780316381635
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
6F938A5F-9961-4307-A936-083F181587B1
System control number
(OCoLC)993672109

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