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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.
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: Rutherford and Radon

Description: Article describing the history of the discovery of radon. Tourist information is included for areas significant to radon and its discoverers.
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: 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: Yttrium and Johan Gadolin

Description: Article describing the life and career of Johan Gadolin. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Spring 2008
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Soddy and Isotopes

Description: Article describing Frederick Soddy's career and research of isotopes. Tourist information is included for areas significant to Soddy's life and work.
Date: Winter 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Joseph Priestley

Description: Article describing the career and discoveries of Joseph Priestley. Tourist information regarding locations important to Priestley's life are visited and discussed.
Date: Summer 2005
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Periodic Table

Description: 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.
Date: Summer 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Moseley and Atomic Numbers

Description: Article describing the career of Henry Moseley and his findings regarding atomic numbers. Tourist information is included for areas relevant to Moseley.
Date: Autumn 2010
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Curious Case of Vestium

Description: 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.
Date: Summer 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: Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner

Description: 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.
Date: Autumn 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Road to Karlsruhe

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.
Date: Spring 2007
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: Jöns Jakob Berzelius

Description: Article describing the life and career of Jöns Jakob Berzelius. Tourist information regarding locations significant to his history is included.
Date: Winter 2007
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
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.
Item Type: Article
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.
Item Type: Article
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.
Item Type: Article
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.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences

Rediscovery of the Elements: Thorium

Description: Article recounting the discovery of the element Thorium in Norway by Hans Morten Thrane Esmark. Maps and tourist information regarding the area are provided.
Date: Winter 2001
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: Phosphoro di Bologna

Description: Article recounting a visit to sites related to the discovery of phosphorescent stone (barium sulfide) in Bologna, Italy. Maps with driving directions are included.
Date: Summer 2002
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article
Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences