Transforming Matter: A History of Chemistry from Alchemy to the Buckyball
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Transforming Matter: A History of Chemistry from Alchemy to the Buckyball

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Chemistry explores the way atoms interact, the constitution of the stars, and the human genome. Knowledge of chemistry makes it possible for us to manufacture dyes and antibiotics, metallic alloys, and other materials that contribute to the necessities and luxuries of human life. In Transforming Matter, noted historian Trevor H. Levere emphasizes that understanding the his...more
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Published July 11th 2001 by Johns Hopkins University Press (first published June 19th 2001)
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