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Candid Science Iii: More Conversations With Famous Chemists
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Candid Science Iii: More Conversations With Famous Chemists (Hardback)

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In this invaluable book, 36 famous chemists, including 18 Nobel laureates, tell the reader about their lives in science, the beginnings of their careers, their aspirations, and their hardships and triumphs. The reader will learn about their seminal discoveries, and the conversations in the book bring out the humanity of these great scientists. Highlighted in the stories are the discovery of new elements and compounds, the VSEPR model, computational chemistry, organic synthesis, natural products, polysaccharides, supramolecular chemistry, peptide synthesis, combinatorial chemistry, X-ray crystallography, the reaction mechanism and kinetics, electron transfer in small and large systems, non-equilibrium systems, oscillating reactions, atmospheric chemistry, chirality, and the history of chemistry.

BiographyBiography: generalBiography: science, medicine, technology & engineeringScience & MathematicsChemistryScience & MathematicsScience: general issuesPopular science Publisher: Imperial College Press Publication Date: 24/03/2003 ISBN-13: 9781860943362  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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