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Published: 27 November 2008

400 Pages | 26 black and white halftones, 31 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780195321340

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Cathedrals of Science

The Personalities and Rivalries That Made Modern Chemistry

Patrick Coffey

  • The first time the Lewis-Langmuir controversy over credit for the discovery of the covalent bond has been handled in a popular book
  • New information on the death of GN Lewis in a laboratory filled with hydrogen cyanide-was it a suicide, as many of his colleagues thought?