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Saguaro Cactus and Joshua Trees

Description: Front cover of the spring 2013 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of a saguaro cactus and joshua trees at a location in northwest Arizona along highway US 93. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Spring 2013
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Rediscovery of the Elements: The Noble Gases--Rayleigh and Ramsay

Description: 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.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Ring of Fire

Description: Front cover of the fall 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features an image of the "ring of fire" that occurred during the annular eclipse on May 20, 2012. The photograph was taken in Brownfield, Texas a few minutes before sunset. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and details about the cover photograph.
Date: Autumn 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

The Gas That Wouldn't Burn

Description: Article describing how Alpha Chi Sigma members were involved with the events described on a pictured Kansas historical marker relating to the discovery of helium in a deposit of natural gas.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

Helium Monument

Description: Front cover of the summer 2012 issue of The Hexagon, which features the Helium Monument in Amarillo, Texas. The visible portion of this monument is a metal sculpture of a helium molecule hanging from the center of a structure of metal bars. The inside cover contains a table of contents, a staff list, an editorial, and a description of the Helium Monument.
Date: Summer 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article

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

Pharmacy at Quedlinburg

Description: 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.
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Marshall, James L., 1940- & Marshall, Virginia R.
Item Type: Article