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  • That's the Way the Cookie Crumblesby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2002; US$ 10.95

    Interesting anecdotes and engaging tales make science fun, meaningful, and accessible. Separating sense from nonsense and fact from myth, these essays cover everything from the ups of helium to the downs of drain cleaners and provide answers to numerous mysteries, such as why bug juice is used to colour ice cream and how spies used secret inks. Mercury... more...

  • The Genie in the Bottleby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 2001; US$ 10.95

    The Genie in the Bottle makes science downright fun. Joe Schwarcz blends quirky anecdotes about everyday chemistry with engaging tales from the history of science. Get a different twist on licorice and travel to the dark side of the sun. Control stinky feet and bend spoons and minds. Learn about the latest on chocolate research, flax, ginkgo biloba,... more...

  • Radar, Hula Hoops and Playful Pigsby Joe Schwarcz

    ECW Press 1999; US$ 12.95

    Joe Schwarcz tells it like it is. Whether he?s plumbing the mysteries of chicken soup or tracing the development of polyethylene, Schwarcz takes a little history, adds a dash of chemistry, and produces a gem of an essay every time. I wish he?d been my chemistry professor when I was in school. ? Christine Gorman, senior writer, Time Radar, Hula Hoops,... more...

  • Spektroskopieby Jürgen Böcker; Georg Schwedt

    Vogel Buchverlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Die Spektroskopie - die Charakterisierung von Atomen, Ionen und Molekülen durch typische Wellenlängen, die bei Anregung gemessen werden können - gehört heute zu den wichtigsten und weitverbreitetsten Verfahren der instrumentellen Analytik. Meßeinrichtungen wie Absorptions- und Emissionsspektrometer, Spektralphotometer usw. ermöglichen eine genaue Bestimmung... more...

  • The Accounts of Jongby Alexis Themo von Poser

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 34.07

    The author of this book investigates a system of indigenous thought that pervades the life in Kayan, a village at the North-Coast of Papua New Guinea in a multitude of ways. The material is framed from the perspective of the former village elder Blasius Jong. With its roots in pre-missionary time, this system links different spheres of life and constitutes... more...

  • Characterization of Polymer Blendsby Sabu Thomas; Yves Grohens; P. Jyotishkumar

    Wiley 2014; US$ 470.00

    Filling the gap for a reference dedicated to the characterization of polymer blends and their micro and nano morphologies, this book provides comprehensive, systematic coverage in a one-stop, two-volume resource for all those working in the field. Leading researchers from industry and academia, as well as from government and private research institutions... more...

  • Die Anfänge des Frauenstudiums in Württemberg: Erste Absolventinnen der TH Stuttgartby Gabriele Hardtmann; Nicola Hille; Meike Hartwig

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 27.44

    <P>2014 feiert die Universität Stuttgart das hundertjährige Jubiläum ihrer ersten Diplomabsolventin: Am 28. Januar 1914 erhielt Nora Kräutle (1891?1981) an der damaligen Technischen Hochschule zu Stuttgart ihr Diplomzeugnis für das Fach Chemie. Die Autorinnen befassen sich mit dem kleinen und sehr überschaubaren Kreis früher Diplomabsolventinnen... more...

  • Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earthsby Jean-Claude G. Bünzli; Vitalij K. Pecharsky

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 325.00

    The Handbook on the Physics and Chemistry of Rare Earths is a continuous series of books covering all aspects of rare earth science - chemistry, life sciences, materials science, and physics. The main emphasis of the Handbook is on rare earth elements [Sc, Y and the lanthanides (La through Lu)] but whenever relevant, information is also included... 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...

  • Chemical Fundamentals of Geology and Environmental Geoscienceby Robin Gill

    Wiley 2014; US$ 53.95

    Chemical principles are fundamental to the Earth sciences, and geoscience students increasingly require a firm grasp of basic chemistry to succeed in their studies. The enlarged third edition of this highly regarded textbook introduces the student to such ?geo-relevant? chemistry, presented in the same lucid and accessible style as earlier editions,... more...