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Frederick Soddy (1877-1956) : early pioneer in radiochemistry

Author: George B Kauffman; Frederick Soddy
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : D. Reidel Pub. Co. ; Hingham, MA, U.S.A. : Sold and distributed in the U.S.A. and Canada by Kluwer Academic Publishers, ©1986.
Series: Chemists and chemistry.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy; Frederick Soddy
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George B Kauffman; Frederick Soddy
ISBN: 9027719268 9789027719263
OCLC Number: 12972956
Notes: "On August 18, 1977 a special 'Soddy Session' was held at the Fifteenth International Congress of the History of Science, Edinburgh, Scotland."--Page [xii].
Description: xxviii, 239 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: I: Selected Papers Of Soddy's.- Transmutation, the Vital Problem of the Future' (1912).- 'Intra-atomic Charge' (1913).- 'Foreword' to The Frustration of Science (1935).- II: Background.- The Suicidal Success of Radiochemistry.- Radioactivity and Its Nineteenth-Century.- III: Elements and Isotopes.- Isotopes, Isomers, and the Fundamental Law of Radioactive Change.- The Atomic Weight of Lead of Radioactive Origin: A Confirmation of the Concept of Isotopy and the Group Displacement Laws.- Soddy and the Classification of the Elements.- IV: Reception of Soddy's Works and Ideas.- The Reception of Soddy's Work in the U.S.S.R..- Early Studies of Radioactivity and the Reception of Soddy's Ideas in Japan.- V: Chemistry Teaching and Commerce.- Soddy at Oxford.- Frederick Soddy and the Practical Significance of Radioactive Matter.- VI: Energy and Economics.- The Central Role of Energy in Soddy's Holistic and Critical Approach to Nuclear Science,Economics, and Social Responsibility.- The Economic Thought of Frederick Soddy.- Biographical Notes on Contributors.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.
Series Title: Chemists and chemistry.
Responsibility: edited by George B. Kauffman.

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