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The Last Alchemist in Paris: & Other Curious Tales from Chemistry
This is a book about discovery and disaster, exploitation and invention, warfare and science - and the relationship between human beings and the chemical elements that make up our planet. Lars Ohrstrom introduces us to a variety of elements from S to Pb through tales of ordinary and extraordinary people from around the globe. We meet African dictators controlling vital ...more
Hardcover, 257 pages
Published January 28th 2014 by Oxford University Press, USA
(first published October 28th 2013)
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