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  • The Accidental Scientistby Graeme Donald

    Michael O'Mara 2013; US$ 9.99

    Have you ever wondered how the ideas for some things come about? Surprisingly often it is as much down to chance as a single person's brilliance. The Accidental Scientist explores the role of chance and error in scientific, medical and commercial innovation, outlining exactly how some of the most well-known products, gadgets and useful gizmos came... more...

  • Three Philosophersby W. R. Aykroyd

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Three Philosophers presents the life-histories of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, Joseph Priestley, and Henry Cavendish. This book discusses the discovery of the composition of water marks, which is the birth of modern chemical science. Organized into 19 chapters, this book begins with an overview of the biographical background of Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier,... more...

  • Science, Sense & Nonsenseby Joe Schwarcz

    Doubleday Canada 2009; US$ 15.00

    When did "chemical" become a dirty word? Forty or so years ago, chemistry -- which had been recognized as a miracle-making boon to humanity - somehow became associated with warfare, sinister food additives, "toxins" and pollution. It's a situation that Dr. Joe Schwarcz aims to put into perspective. Yes, there's a downside to chemistry, he says,... more...

  • Chemical Reactionsby Kristi Lew

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    Reaching beyond the typical high school chemistry textbook, each title in this series offers real-life, concrete examples that illustrate the practical importance of the topic at hand, and includes a full-color periodic table, color photographs, sidebars, and a glossary. more...

  • Halogens and Noble Gasesby Monica Halka

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 48.00

    In spite of their adjacency in the periodic table, halogens and nonmetals have very different properties. Halogens are among the most chemically reactive elements in the periodic table, exhibiting a diverse chemistry in terms of the large numbers of compounds they can form. On the other hand, noble gases are the least chemically reactive elements.... more...

  • Climbing the Limitless Ladderby C.N.R. Rao

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 25.00 US$ 22.75

    This important book is an autobiographical account of doing scientific research in India. It provides an insight to the perseverance of a scientist from a developing country. His relentless pursuit of excellence in chemistry for more than half a century is a remarkable source of inspiration to young scientists facing modern-day challenges. more...

  • Addcon 2009by Rapra Technology

    iSmithers Rapra Publishing 2009; US$ 180.00

    Europe's leading conference for the plastics additives and compounding industry is now in its fifteenth year. This conference saw cutting edge case studies on plastic additives, performance, processing and applications. Whether you're an additive supplier, compounder, manufacturer or end user of polymer materials, these proceedings provide... more...

  • European Women in Chemistryby Jan Apotheker; Livia Simon Sarkadi; Nicole J. Moreau

    Wiley 2011; US$ 38.00 US$ 32.93

    "I have no dress except the one I wear every day. If you are going to be kind enough to give me one, please let it be practical and dark so that I can put it on afterwards to go to the laboratory", said Marie Curie about her wedding dress. According to her lecture notes, Gertrude B. Elion is quoted a few decades later: "Don't be afraid of hard work.... more...

  • Chronologie Chemieby Sieghard Neufeldt

    Wiley 2016; US$ 95.00 US$ 82.33

    Zwei ereignisreiche Jahrhunderte liegen zwischen der Geburt der modernen Chemie um das Jahr 1800 und der Chemie des dritten Jahrtausends. W?hrend dieser Zeitspanne ist die Chemie von einem Kuriosum f?r wenige Eingeweihte zu einem unverzichtbaren Motor der wissenschaftlichen und technischen Entwicklung geworden. Die Chemie hat Hungern?te abgewendet... more...

  • Experimentalphysik 2by Martin Erdmann

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 15.16

    Um Naturvorgänge beobachten, erklären und vorherzusagen zu können, ist die Physik auf fundierte Kenntnisse der experimentellen Methoden, der Interpretation von Messungen und der physikalischen Konzepte angewiesen. Diese werden auf Basis der Mathematik entwickelt. Der Autor vermittelt Physik-Studierenden im Bachelor-Studium die wesentlichen Konzepte... more...