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Chemistry Book : From Gunpowder to Graphene, 250 Milestones in the History of Chemistry (Hardcover)

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From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology presents 250 milestones in the world of chemistry. As the "central science" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry plays an important role in countless medical and technological advances. Covering entertaining stories and unexpected applications, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe traces the most important—and surprising—chemical discoveries.
From atoms and fluorescent pigments to sulfa drug synthesis and buckyballs, this lush and authoritative chronology presents 250 milestones in the world of chemistry. As the "central science" that bridges biology and physics, chemistry plays an important role in countless medical and technological advances. Covering entertaining stories and unexpected applications, chemist and journalist Derek B. Lowe traces the most important?and surprising?chemical discoveries.
Number of Pages: 527.0
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: History
Series Title: Sterling Milestones
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Sterling Pub Co Inc
Author: Derek B. Lowe
Language: English
Street Date: February 9, 2016
TCIN: 46758580
UPC: 9781454911807
Item Number (DPCI): 247-51-6090

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