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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: 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.
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: Strontium

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.
Date: Autumn 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: 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