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Stories About Chemistry
L. Vlasov
D. Trifonov
Translated from the Russian by
David Sobolev
Index (cont.)

Snake With Its Tail in Its Mouth

  1. The Spirit of Chemical Science
  2. Lightning and Tortoises
  3. The Magic Barrier
  4. Snake with Its Tail in Its Mouth
  5. How to Make a Tortoise Go Like "Lightning" and Vice Versa
  6. Chain Reactions
  7. How Chemistry Made Friends with Electricity
  8. Enemy Number One . . .
  9. . . . And How to Fight It
  10. A Luminous Jet
  11. The Sun as a Chemist
  12. Two Kinds of Chemical Fetters
  13. Chemistry and Radiation
  14. The Longest Reaction
A Chemical Museum
  1. A Question with No Answer
  2. The Reason for and the Consequences of Diversity
  3. Chemical Rings
  4. A Third Possibility
  5. A Few Words About Complex Compounds
  6. A Surprise in a Simple Compound
  7. What Humphry Davy Did Not Know
  8. 26, 28, or Something Quite Remarkable
  9. A Eulogy to Cadet's Liquid
  10. The Story of TEL
  11. Unusual Sandwiches
  12. Strange Whims of Carbon Monoxide
  13. Red and Green
  14. All in One
  15. The Most Unusual Atom, the Most Unusual Chemistry
  16. Diamond Again
  17. The Unknown Underfoot
  18. When the Same Is Not the Same at All
With Its Eyes
  1. A Word on the Use of Analysis
  2. To Make Good Gunpowder
  3. How Germanium Was Discovered
  4. Light and Colour
  5. Chemical Analysis of� The Sun
  6. Waves and Substance
  7. It's Only a Drop of Mercury that Does It
  8. A Chemical Prism
  9. How Promethium Was Discovered
  10. Aromas of a Wild Strawberry Patch
  11. Death of Napoleon: Legend and Reality
  12. Activation Analysis
  13. How to Weigh the Imponderable
  14. The Chemistry of Single Atoms
  15. Is There a Limit?
  16. An Amazing Number
Chemistry Spreads Wide Again
  1. Diamonds Once More
  2. Endless Molecules
  3. An Adamantine Heart and the Hide of a Rhinoceros
  4. Union of Carbon and Silicon
  5. Remarkable Sieves
  6. Chemical Pincers
  7. Chemistry in a White Smock
  8. A Miracle from Mould
  9. Microelements, the Vitamins of Plants
  10. What Plants Eat and What Chemistry Has to Do With It
  11. A Little Analogy, or How Chemists Fed Potassium to Plants
  12. The �Nitrogen Crisis�
  13. What is Phosphorus For?
  14. Chemical Warfare
  15. The Farmer�s Helpers
  16. Ghosts that Serve

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Sophie Germain
Gertrude Elion
Ernest Rutherford
James Chadwick
Marcel Proust
William Harvey
Johann Goethe
John Keynes
Carl Gauss
Paul Feyerabend
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Antoine Lavoisier
Lise Meitner
Charles Babbage
Ibn Khaldun
Ralph Emerson
Robert Bunsen
Frederick Banting
Andre Ampere
Winston Churchill
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John Locke
Bronislaw Malinowski
Thomas Huxley
Alessandro Volta
Erwin Schrodinger
Wilhelm Roentgen
Louis Pasteur
Bertrand Russell
Jean Lamarck
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Samuel Morse
John Wheeler
Nicolaus Copernicus
Robert Fulton
Pierre Laplace
Humphry Davy
Thomas Edison
Lord Kelvin
Theodore Roosevelt
Carolus Linnaeus
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Francis Galton
Linus Pauling
Immanuel Kant
Martin Fischer
Robert Boyle
Karl Popper
Paul Dirac
James Watson
William Shakespeare
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Stephen Hawking
Niels Bohr
Nikola Tesla
Rachel Carson
Max Planck
Henry Adams
Richard Dawkins
Werner Heisenberg
Alfred Wegener
John Dalton
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Pierre Fermat
Edward Wilson
Johannes Kepler
Gustave Eiffel
Giordano Bruno
JJ Thomson
Thomas Kuhn
Leonardo DaVinci
David Hume
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Andreas Vesalius
Rudolf Virchow
Richard Feynman
James Hutton
Alexander Fleming
Emile Durkheim
Benjamin Franklin
Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Hooke
Charles Kettering
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Carl Sagan
James Maxwell
Marie Curie
Rene Descartes
Francis Crick
Michael Faraday
Srinivasa Ramanujan
Francis Bacon
Galileo Galilei
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John Watson
Rosalind Franklin
Michio Kaku
Isaac Asimov
Charles Darwin
Sigmund Freud
Albert Einstein
Florence Nightingale
Isaac Newton

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