Chemistry - best books ( books)Nice list! I am definitely buying "Tales About Metals" as soon as possible. Philip Ball has an excellent post as always on Steven Weinberg's article. Currently I have 35 book "reviews" just a bunch sentences on my blog including some technical chemistry books. Most of them are popular ones though. I keep adding books, so the new list a little bit different.
Top Best Chemistry Book Guide (simplified concepts)
Check out the following titles which I aim to feature over the coming weeks. Several of them are books that a chemist, possibly a teacher, would want to buy to make them part of their library, so that they can keep returning to them. Molecules by Peter Atkins. This is the book that all chemists wish they had had the idea of writing and it is certainly the one that changed my way of thinking. Crisply written, with a clarity and communication to which I can only aspire.
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Read an essay on the greatest science books by Nobel laureate Kary B. Yet Darwin's masterwork is, undeniably, The Origin of Species, in which he introduced his theory of evolution by natural selection. Prior to its publication, the prevailing view was that each species had existed in its current form since the moment of divine creation and that humans were a privileged form of life, above and apart from nature. Darwin's theory knocked us from that pedestal. Wary of a religious backlash, he kept his ideas secret for almost two decades while bolstering them with additional observations and experiments.
H2O: A Biography of Water
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Make Your Own List. Chemistry plays a vital role in our understanding of life, the universe and the chances of a better future, says Michelle Francl. She chooses five of the best books on the topic—from a biography of water to a portrait of one of the greatest chemists of all time. Interview by Caspar Henderson. Michelle Francl is a computational chemist. What more do we need to know about chemistry?