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The Resource Cathedrals of science : the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry, Patrick Coffey

Cathedrals of science : the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry, Patrick Coffey

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Cathedrals of science : the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry
Title
Cathedrals of science
Title remainder
the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Coffey
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Prologue. 1. The Ionists- Arrhenius and Nernst. 2. Physical Chemistry in America- Lewis and Langmuir. 3. The Third Law and Nitrogen-Haber and Nernst. 4. Chemists at War-Haber, Nernst, Langmuir, and Lewis. 5. The Lewis-Langmuir Theoru-Lewis, Langmuir, and Harkins. 6. Science and the Nazis-Nernst and Haber. 7. Nobel prizes-Lweis and Langmuir. 8. Heavy Water, Acids and Bases, Plutonium-Lewis, Urey, and Seaborg. 9. The Secret of Life-Pauling, Wrinch, and Langmuir. 10. Pathological Science-Langmuir. 11. Lewis's Last Days. Epilogue. Endnotes. Sources, Acknowledgements, and Selected Bibliography
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N$T
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Coffey, Patrick
Dewey number
540
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
Q180.55.D57
LC item number
C64 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Langmuir, Irving
  • Lewis, Gilbert Newton
  • Discoveries in science
  • Chemical weapons
  • Chemists
  • Science
  • Chemistry
  • Langmuir, Irving
  • Lewis, Gilbert Newton
  • SCIENCE
  • Chemical weapons
  • Chemistry
  • Chemists
  • Discoveries in science
  • Science
Label
Cathedrals of science : the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry, Patrick Coffey
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The ionists: Arrhenius and Nernst -- Physical chemistry in America: Lewis and Langmuir -- The third law and nitrogen: Haber and Nernst -- Chemists at war: Haber, Nernst, Langmuir, and Harkins -- Science and the Nazis: Nernst and Haber -- Nobel prizes: Lewis and Langmuir -- Nuclear chemistry: Lewis, Urey, and Seaborg -- Secret of life: Pauling, Wrinch, and Langmuir -- Pathological science: Langmuir -- Lewis's last days
Control code
265732288
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 379 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199717460
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)265732288
Label
Cathedrals of science : the personalities and rivalries that made modern chemistry, Patrick Coffey
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 324-329) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The ionists: Arrhenius and Nernst -- Physical chemistry in America: Lewis and Langmuir -- The third law and nitrogen: Haber and Nernst -- Chemists at war: Haber, Nernst, Langmuir, and Harkins -- Science and the Nazis: Nernst and Haber -- Nobel prizes: Lewis and Langmuir -- Nuclear chemistry: Lewis, Urey, and Seaborg -- Secret of life: Pauling, Wrinch, and Langmuir -- Pathological science: Langmuir -- Lewis's last days
Control code
265732288
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xix, 379 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199717460
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)265732288

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