Chemistry

Chemistry

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50 Ideas You Really Need to Know – Chemistry

Hayley Birch

Chemistry is at the cutting edge of our lives. How does a silicon chip work? How can we harness natural products to combat human disease? And is it possible to create artificial muscles?

Providing answers to these questions and many more, 50 Chemistry Ideas You Really Need to Know is an engaging guide to the world of chemistry. From the molecules that kick-started life itself to nanotechnology, chemistry offers many fascinating insights into our origins, as well as continuing to revolutionize life as we know it.

In 50 short instalments, this accessible app discusses everything from the arguments of the key thinkers to the latest research methods, using timelines to place each theory in context - telling you all you need to know about the most important ideas in chemistry, past and present.

Contents include:Atoms, Elements, Isotopes, Compounds, Chemical reactions, Thermodynamics, Catalysts, Chemical synthesis, Fermentation, Green chemistry, Spectra, Crystallography, Microfabrication, Computational chemistry, Origin of life, Astrochemistry, Proteins, Enzymes, DNA, Biosynthesis, Plastics, CFCs, Drugs, Nanotechnology, Graphene, 3D printing, Future fuels, and many more.

Text © Hayley Birch 2015


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