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Title Characters in chemistry [electronic resource] : a celebration of the humanity of chemistry / Gary D. Patterson, Seth C. Rasmussen, editors ; sponsored by the ACS Division of History of Chemistry
Imprint Washington, DC : American Chemical Society, 2013
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource
Series ACS symposium series ; 1136
ACS symposium series ; 1136
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Introduction : the humanity of chemistry -- "Robert Bnsen's sweet tooth Bunseniana in the Oesper collections" -- Who was the real Joseph Black? -- The quaker rustic as natural philosopher : John Dalton and his social context -- The chemistry of Lucrezia Borgia, et al -- Sir William Crookes (1832-1919) -- It's a gas! Sir Humphry Davy and his pneumatic investigations -- Historical chemists in fiction -- Yegor Yegorovich Vagner (1849-1903) a "wondrously sharpwitted" chemist -- Martian chemists and characters -- George Rosenkranz : a full-range "chemical character" -- Paul John Flory : physical chemist and humanitari
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Link Print version: Characters in chemistry 9780841228009 (DLC) 2013020055 (OCoLC)846846888
Subject Chemistry -- history
Chemistry -- Biography
Chemists -- Biography
Chemistry -- History
Electronic books. local
Alt Author Patterson, Gary D. (Gary David), 1946- editor of compilation
Rasmussen, Seth C., editor of compilation
American Chemical Society. Division of the History of Chemistry, sponsoring body
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