It’s a dazzling gift for scientists, students, or anyone fascinated by the diversity and innate beauty of nature. Based on the bestselling book and iPad app, The Elements Calendar presents a dozen elements of the periodic table—lithium to zinc, arsenic to silicon—as gorgeous works of art. Each month’s spread showcases a large full-color photograph of the element in its pure form, plus smaller images of compounds and practical applications. Detailed text describes its distinctive characteristics, uses, history, and lore. Packaged with the calendar is a bonus periodic table poster.