Candid Science III: More Conversations with Famous Chemists by István Hargittai - PDF and EPUB eBook

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In this invaluable book, 36 famous chemists, including 18 Nobel laureates, tell the reader about their lives in science, the...

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Exact title of the book
Candid Science III: More Conversations with Famous Chemists
Book author
István Hargittai
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
520 pages
Published
March 24th 2003 by Imperial College Press
File size (in PDF)
2080 kB
Candid Science III: More Conversations with Famous Chemists

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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.