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General Information

Name:  Theodore Gray  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Non-Fiction

Audience: Adult; Young Adult;


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Illinois Connection

The author lives in Champaign-Urbana.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gray is the author of ''The Elements'' and ''Mad Science: Experiments You Can Do at Home-But Probably Shouldn't'', and of ''Popular Science'' magazine's "Gray Matter" column. He is the proprietor of and the creator of the iconic photographic periodic table poster seen in universities, schools, museums, and on TV shows from MythBusters to Hannah Montana. In his other life, he is co-founder of the software company Wolfram Research, creators of the world's leading technical software system, Mathematica®, and WolframlAlpha.

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Selected Titles At Your Library

The elements :
ISBN: 1579128149. OCLC Number: 428777447

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers :. .

The elements are what we - and everything around us - are made of. But how many elements have you seen in their pure, raw, uncombined form? This book presents photographic representations of the 118 elements in the period table, along with facts, figures and stories about each one.

Theo Gray's mad science :
ISBN: 1579128750. OCLC Number: 244419816

Black Dog & Leventhal Publishers,. .

"In the spirit of Discovery Channel's "MythBusters" and "Smash Lab, Popular Science" columnist Gray demonstrates fundamental scientific principles through wacky, daredevil experiments."--

Theodore Gray's completely mad science.
ISBN: 9780316395083. OCLC Number: 935195696

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Completely Mad Science is 432 pages of dazzling chemical demonstrations, illustrated in spectacular full-color photographs--