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Foucault's Pendulum

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.
Date: Summer 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Madam Curie

Description: 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.
Date: Spring 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Aluminum

Description: Article describing the history of aluminum, from its use in alum to its isolation. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to aluminum.
Date: Summer 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thallium, Crookes, and Lamy

Description: 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.
Date: Winter 2011
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Courtois and Iodine

Description: 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.
Date: Winter 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Fluorine

Description: Article describing the isolation of elemental fluorine. Tourist information is given regarding locations pertinent to the element's history.
Date: Autumn 2006
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Undiscovery of Vanadium

Description: Article describing the how the original vanadium sample was misanalysed and identified as chromium. Includes tourist information regarding Paris, France.
Date: Summer 2004
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Montpellier and Bromine

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.
Date: Autumn 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Europium. Eugène Demarcay

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.
Date: Summer 2003
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Gallium

Description: 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.
Date: Winter 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Platinum Metals

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.
Date: Spring 2009
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Phlogiston and Lavoisier

Description: Article describing the rise and fall of the eighteenth century idea of phlogiston. Tourist information is provided regarding pertinent areas of phlogiston's history.
Date: Spring 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Helium

Description: Article describing the discovery of helium in the sun and on Earth via spectroscopy. Tourist information is included for areas significant to those involved.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences