The Chemistry Book

The Chemistry Book

From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry

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From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology presents 250 milestones in the world of chemistry. As the "central science" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry plays an important role in countless medical and technological advances. Covering entertaining stories and unexpected applications, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe traces the most important--and surprising--chemical discoveries.
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2016.
ISBN: 9781454911807
Characteristics: 527 pages :,illustrations (chiefly colour) ;,22 cm


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Apr 13, 2019

Very short entries, informally written but often using terminology that was introduced a hundred pages earlier, much of it obscure. The images are diverse, with some of them being fascinating.

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