The Story of Chemistry

The Story of Chemistry

From the Periodic Table to Nanotechnology

Paperback208pp Illustrated226x164mm

9781788282833     Product Code: 504880


Early civilizations created chemical transformations by mixing materials and heating them to make metal and pottery, but chemistry only emerged as a science in the 17th century when a more rigorous scientific approach began to be applied to the ancient art of alchemy. This illustrated introduction discusses the key discoveries and principal actors in the history of chemistry from the observations of Aristotle to modern chemical industries.

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