all known elements on the planet in the order in which they appear in the periodic table. From lanthanoids to actinoids, alkali metals to transition metals, halogens to noble gases – you can find all you need to know about the universe’s building blocks right here. Featuring: An introduction to the elements - Electrons. atoms, compounds and much more explained Elements – a history - Key discoveries and people from the past 400 years All elements covered - All 118 discovered elements appear. Element information - Atomic numbers, oxidation states, electron configurations and more for each element.