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The same and not the same

Verfasser/in: Roald Hoffmann
Verlag: New York : Columbia University Press, ©1995.
Serien: George B. Pegram lecture series.
Ausgabe/Format   Buch : EnglischAlle Ausgaben und Formate anzeigen
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Positioned at the crossroads of the physical and biological sciences, chemistry deals with neither the infinitely small, nor the infinitely large, nor directly with life. So it is sometimes thought of as dull, the way things in the middle often are. But this middle ground is precisely where human beings exist. As Hoffmann shows in his inspired prose, the world observed at its molecular level is complex and agitated,  Weiterlesen…
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Gattung/Form: Popular works
Dokumenttyp: Buch
Alle Autoren: Roald Hoffmann
ISBN: 0231101384 9780231101387 0231101392 9780231101394
OCLC-Nummer: 31291784
Beschreibung: xvi, 294 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm.
Inhalt: Identity : the central problem --
The way it is told --
Making molecules --
When something is wrong --
How, just exactly, does it happen --
A life in chemistry --
That certain magic --
Value, harm, and democracy --
The adventures of a diatomic --
The dualities that enliven.
Serientitel: George B. Pegram lecture series.
Verfasserangabe: Roald Hoffmann.
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Nobel laureate Roald Hoffman confronts some of the major ethical controversies in chemistry today. Expertly weaving together examples from the worlds of art, literature, and philosophy, Hoffmann  Weiterlesen…

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