A Dream of Toasted Cheese, the Bunsen Burner, and Beatrix Potter

A Dream of Toasted Cheese, the Bunsen Burner, and Beatrix Potter

Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Front cover of The Hexagon, featuring a painting by Beatrix Potter. In the painting, a mouse wearing glasses sits on the intake tube of a lit Bunsen burner and reads a red book. Behind this is a group of unpainted mice using chemistry equipment. "A Dream of Toasted cheese" is written to the left of the burner's flame, and a note concerning NH3 is written to the bottom left. Above these images is the title of the magazine. Above that are pictures concerning other articles. The inside cover features a table of contents, work credits, and an introductory editorial.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach

Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to Baron Carl Auer von Welsbach, discoverer of lutetium and ytterbium and inventor of the incandescent "Welsbach mantle." Maps and tourist information are provided regarding the Welsbach Museum in Treibach, Austria.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Strontium

Date: Autumn 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of the element strontium from its discovery in Strontian, Scotland, to its early uses in English medicine. Maps with directions and photographs of pertinent locations are included.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay

Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay

Date: Summer 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing Eugène Demarcay and his discovery of europium. The authors toured Paris, France, in search of locations important to Demarcay, providing the reader with maps and historical information regarding the sites.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Platinum Metals

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Platinum Metals

Date: Spring 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of the platinum metals, from its discovery in the New World and subsequent experiments in Europe. Tourist information is provided regarding areas pertinent to the history of platinum.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Foucault's Pendulum

Foucault's Pendulum

Date: Summer 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Front cover of the Summer 2010 issue of The Hexagon featuring Foucault's pendulum in the Panthéon of Paris, France. A large weight hangs from the ceiling over a circular table with degrees written onto its surface. A round fence with hash marks and numbers surrounds the display. Columns and a raised statue of men are visible in the background. The inside cover features a table of contents, staff list, an editorial, and a description of the front cover.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Ruthenium

Rediscovery of the Elements: Ruthenium

Date: Summer 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the discovery of platinum in Russia and the history of ruthenium. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Jáchymov (Joachimsthal), Czech Republic

Rediscovery of the Elements: Jáchymov (Joachimsthal), Czech Republic

Date: Winter 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing Jáchymov, Czech Republic, and its relation to radon. Tourist information is included for pertinent areas.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article recounting the history of the element Bromine, including its discovery in the salt lagoons of the Montpellier region of France by Antoine-Jérome Balard. Maps of the region and of Balard's birthplace are presented.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Road to Karlsruhe

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Road to Karlsruhe

Date: Spring 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Description: Article describing the history of atomic weight and the events leading up to the Karlsruhe Congress of chemists. The authors visited several sites pertinent to these events and offer tourist information.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
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