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Bad Pyrmont Spa
Photo depicts the Bad Pyrmont Spa in western Germany which is known for its therapeutic baths and vapor cave. The paragraph on the bottom of page 70 gives details about the photo and the spa.
Delivering Pretzels in Berlin
Front cover of the Winter 2009 issue of The Hexagon, featuring a man in a Berlin shirt riding a bicycle laden with large pretzels. A small dog on a leash follows alongside of him. The inside cover has a table of contents, a list of staff, and an editorial.
Foucault's Pendulum
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.
Die Köpfe (The Heads)
Front cover of the winter 2010 issue of the Hexagon, which features a sculpture of a bearded head. The inside cover includes a table of contents, a list of staff, an editorial, and a description of the cover.
Nikolaikirche and Apotheke zum Bären, Berlin, Germany
Front cover of volume 100, issue 1 of The Hexagon, featuring the multistory brick and stone church, Nikolaikirche. The church's first several floors are comprised of older stone work while the upper stories use newer red brick. People and vehicles are on the street near the church, and a row of buildings can be seen in the background to the left. The magazine's logo is printed over the church's bluish roof spires. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff credits, and an editorial.
Pharmacy at Quedlinburg
Front cover of the spring 2012 issue of The Hexagon, featuring the pharmacy at Quedlinburg, Germany, where Martin Heinrich Klaproth was trained. The three story building is pinkish with white trim around its windows. A triangular stone piece with the image of a flying bird sits on the third floor over the entrance. The inside cover of the magazine contains a table of contents, staff listings, an editorial, and a description of the building.
Primed Parsons; Reference Groups and Clergy Political Attitudes
This article investigates the effect of parishioners and institutional superiors on clergy political attitudes.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Agricola
Article describing the career and discoveries of Georgius Agricola. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Althofen, Austria and Auer von Welsbach
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum
Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Carl Wilhelm Scheele
Article describing the career and discoveries of Carl Wilhelm Scheele. Tourist information regarding locations important to Scheele's life are visited and discussed.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Columbium and Tantalum
Article describing the discovery of columbium and tantalum. Tourist information regarding locations significant to these discoveries are included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Courtois and Iodine
Article describing the history of iodine, including its discovery by Bernard Courtois while during the production of saltpeter. Tourist information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Cronstedt and Nickel
Article describing Axel Fredrik Cronstedt and his discovery of nickel. Information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Fluorine
Article describing the isolation of elemental fluorine. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to the element's history.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium
Article describing the discovery of the element gallium. The authors travel to sites pertinent to the history of gallium, including the home and laboratory of its discoverer and the location from which it was procured.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium
Article recounting the history of the element Germanium, including background material on mining in Germany and the isolation of Germanium by Clemens A. Winkler. Tourist information is provided regarding Winkler's laboratory and mines open to the public as museums.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Hafnium
Article describing the search for element 72, the scientists involved, and the nationalist politics surrounding the discovery. Tourist information is included for areas significant to the history of hafnium.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Helium
Article describing the discovery of helium in the sun and on Earth via spectroscopy. Tourist information is included for areas significant to those involved.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Jáchymov (Joachimsthal), Czech Republic
Article describing Jáchymov, Czech Republic, and its relation to radon. Tourist information is included for pertinent areas.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
Article describing the life of Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner and his attempts to systematically organize the elements. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Jöns Jakob Berzelius
Article describing the life and career of Jöns Jakob Berzelius. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth
Article describing the life and career of Martin Heinrich Klaproth, including his discoveries of uranium and zirconium. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Madam Curie
Article describing the career of Marie Curie and the discovery of polonium and radium. Tourist information regarding the areas where the Curies were most active are included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Mineral Waters and Spectroscopy
Article describing the career of Robert Bunsen and the history of spectroscopy and its use in mineral analysis. The discovery of cesium and rubidium using spectroscopy on mineral water is included. In addition, the authors offer tourist information regarding locations pertinent to Bunsen and certain mineral water springs.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Niobium and Tantalum
Article describing the discovery of niobium and tantalum. Tourist information regarding locations significant to these discoveries are included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Paracelsus
Article describing the career and discoveries of Phillippus Aureolus Theophrastus Paracelsus Bombastus von Hohenheim. Tourist information regarding locations important to his life are visited and discussed.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Phlogiston and Lavoisier
Article describing the rise and fall of the eighteenth century idea of phlogiston. Tourist information is provided regarding pertinent areas of phlogiston's history.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphoro di Bologna
Article recounting a visit to sites related to the discovery of phosphorescent stone (barium sulfide) in Bologna, Italy. Maps with driving directions are included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Phosphorus
Article describing the discovery of phosphorus in 1669 by an alchemist searching for the philosopher's stone, and its use a century later by Lavoisier to help usher in the era of modern chemistry. Tourist information regarding sites pertinent to this history are included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Rhenium and Technetium
Article describing the discovery of rhenium and technetium by Walter Karl Friedrich Noddack and Ida Eva Noddack-Tacke. Information regarding pertinent locations is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Riddarhyttan, Sweden
Article describing the authors' tour through Riddarhyttan, Sweden, to visit the areas where cerium and cobalt were discovered. Maps and photographs of pertinent locations are located as well as a history of the area and the elements discovered there.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Tellurium and Fata Baii (Fascebanya), Romania.
Article describing the discovery of the element tellurium. The authors travel through Romania to visit the Transylvanian mine where tellurium was discovered. They also visit the Brukenthal Museum of Sibiu and describe the museum's mineral collection.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Thallium, Crookes, and Lamy
Article describing the nearly simultaneous discovery of thallium by William Crookes and Claude-August Lamy. Tourist information is included for areas in London, England, and Lille, France, that are significant to the lives of these two men.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Curious Case of Vestium
Article describing Jedrzej Sniadecki's career and his flawed findings regarding vestium. Tourist information is included for areas significant to Sniadecki's life and work.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Harz Mountains and Göttingen
Article describing the importance of the Harz Mountains and the University of Göttingen in the discovery of cadmium and thallium. Tourist information regarding the area is included.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Noble Gases--Rayleigh and Ramsay
Article describing the discovery of argon, helium, and other inert gases by Lord Rayleigh, Sir William Ramsay, and other collaborators. Ramsay also characterized the noble gases and classified them within the structure of the Periodic Table of Elements.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Periodic Table
Article recounting the history of the development of the Periodic Table. Sites pertinent to this development were visited by the authors, who provide related tourist information.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Platinum Metals
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Road to Karlsruhe
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.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Second Discovery of Vanadium
Article describing how vanadium was "rediscovered" in Sweden and found to be identical to del Rio's sample. Includes tourist information regarding areas relevant to this portion of vanadium's history.
Rediscovery of the Elements: The Undiscovery of Vanadium
Article describing the how the original vanadium sample was misanalysed and identified as chromium. Includes tourist information regarding Paris, France.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium
Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
Rediscovery of the Elements: Yttrium and Johan Gadolin
Article describing the life and career of Johan Gadolin. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Riddarhyttan City Motif
First page of The Hexagon of Alpha Chi Sigma. The blue cover features a black and white drawing of a medieval knight wearing mail and a tunic with a cross motif. He is holding a shield that bears the image of a stone building with flames shooting out of the roof. The word "Riddarhyttan" appears on a banner above the knight's head. Two photographs are arranged to the left of the knight, with text and an image of a computer mouse to the right. The next page includes a table of contents, an editorial, and a list of contributors. Near the bottom of this second page is a piece labeled "On the Cover," which describes the previous page.
St. Anne's Church in Vilnius, Lithuania
Front cover of the 2011 issue of The Hexagon, featuring St. Anne's church in Vilnius, Lithuania. The Gothic red brick building looms above a street bustling with activity. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff credits, an editorial, and a description of the front cover.
The Story Behind the Cover
Article explaining the front cover of issue 3 of volume 99 of The Hexagon, which features a painting of mice around a Bunsen burner. James Marshall discusses the picture and how it relates to the history of chemistry.
Youth in Apuseni Mountains, Romania, Near the Discovery Site of Tellurium
Front cover of the Spring 2010 issue of The Hexagon, featuring an adolescent boy wearing a sweater, corduroy pants, and boots while holding a lamb across his shoulders. He looks at the camera while standing in a bare patch of earth with grass and fallen branches behind him. To his left appear three round pictures relating to this issue's articles. The inside cover contains a table of contents, staff listings, and an editorial.