Includes specially selected articles that previously appeared in The Chemical Intelligencer magazine published (1995-2000). Excerpts of these Editor's choice chapters chronicle the culture and history of chemistry, featuring great chemists and discoverers. Contributors from among the best-known authors of the chemistry community, including numerous Nobel laureates. Features behind the scenes stories about pivotal discoveries, intricacies of laboratory life and interactions among scientists, favorite recipes of renowned researchers, life histories and anecdotes. Chapters detail the human side of science but also present scientific information communicated in an easy-to-perceive and entertaining way. This unique book is not only aimed at chemists but individuals who are interested in the cultural aspects of our science.Castle of Molecular Science, a Modern Style of Training In olden times, we had beautiful castles in our Japanese cities. ... reading the Journal of Chemical Physics in the CIE Library that 1 missed the chance to visit the temples and archery fields. ... References 1. Kuchitsu, K. After-dinner talk at the Eighth Austin Symposium on Gas Phase Molecular Structure, University of Texas at Austin, March 4, 1980. 2.
|Title||:||Culture of Chemistry|
|Author||:||Balazs Hargittai, Istvan Hargittai|
|Publisher||:||Springer - 2015-04-20|