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

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.
Date: Spring 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Germanium

Description: 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.
Date: Summer 2001
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Hafnium

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

Rediscovery of the Elements: Klaproth

Description: 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.
Date: Summer 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Mineral Waters and Spectroscopy

Description: 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.
Date: Autumn 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
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.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Paracelsus

Description: 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.
Date: Winter 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences