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Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names By Paul W May (Univ Of Bristol, Uk)

Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names

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Presents the quirky side of scientific nomenclature. This book features some molecules that have unusual, rude, ridiculous or downright silly names. It also contains illustrations of molecules with a photograph and/or image that relates directly or indirectly to its name and molecular structure.

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Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names by Paul W May (Univ Of Bristol, Uk)

This popular science book shows that chemists do have a sense of humor, and this book is a celebration of the quirky side of scientific nomenclature. Here, some molecules are shown that have unusual, rude, ridiculous or downright silly names. Written in an easy-to-read style, anyone - not just scientists - can appreciate the content. Each molecule is illustrated with a photograph and/or image that relates directly or indirectly to its name and molecular structure. Thus, the book is not only entertaining, but also educational.

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]] it would make an excellent present for a chemist, giving hours of enjoyment over the holiday period. -- Chemistry World "Chemistry World"

Table of Contents


Molecules with Silly Names; Minerals with Silly Names; Proteins with Silly Names; Genes with Silly Names.

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GOR008727940
Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names by Paul W May (Univ Of Bristol, Uk)
Paul W May (Univ Of Bristol, Uk)
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Imperial College Press
2008-01-10
188
1848162073
9781848162075
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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