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Crucibles: The Story of Chemistry [SCM]

by Bernard Jaffe Author

Classic popular account of great chemists Trevisan, Paracelsus, Avogadro, Mendeleeff, Curies, Thomson, Lawrence, up to A-bomb research and recent work with subatomic particles. Living biographies.

Additional Details

Resource Type
Book
ISBN
0486233421
Print Status
In Print
Chapters
19
Pages
368
Suggested Grades
7th - 12th
Historical Setting
1406 - 2000
Publisher
Dover Publications
Edition
Revised and enlarged in 1976
Copyright
1976
Written
1930

Chapters

  • 1 Bernard Trevisan
  • 2 Theophrastus Paracelsus
  • 3 John Joachim Becher
  • 4 Joseph Priestley
  • 5 Henry Cavendish
  • 6 Antoine Laurent Lavoisier
  • 7 John Dalton
  • 8 John Jacob Berzelius
  • 9 Amedeo Avogadro
  • 10 Friedrich Woehler
  • 11 Dmitri Ivanovitch Mendeleeff
  • 12 Svante Arrhenius
  • 13 Marie Sklodowska Curie
  • 14 Joseph John Thomson and Ernest Rutherford
  • 15 Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley
  • 16 Niels Bohr and Irving Langmuir
  • 17 Ernest Orlando Lawrence
  • 18 The Men Who Harnessed Nuclear Energy
  • 19 Nuclear Energy Today and Tomorrow

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