By George A. Olah
How did a tender guy who grew up in Hungary among the 2 international Wars cross from cleansing rubble and relocating pianos on the finish of global struggle II within the Budapest Opera condominium to profitable the Nobel Prize in Chemistry? George Olah takes us on a extraordinary trip from Budapest to Cleveland to Los Angeles-with a stopover in Stockholm, after all. An cutting edge scientist, George Olah is actually exclusive, whose outstanding study into tremendous robust acids and their new chemistry yielded what's now generally called superacidic "magic acid chemistry."
A lifetime of Magic Chemistry is an intimate examine the various trips that George Olah has traveled-from his early study and instructing in Hungary, to his circulate to North the US the place, in the course of his years in undefined, he persevered his research of the elusive cations of carbon, to his go back to academia in Cleveland, and, eventually, his stream to l. a., the place he equipped the Loker Hydrocarbon learn Institute to discover new strategies to the grave challenge of the world's diminishing common oil and gasoline assets and to mitigate international warming via recycling carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuels and items. Professor Olah invitations the reader to benefit from the tale of his awesome path-marked by way of exertions, mind's eye, and endless quests for discovery-which ultimately resulted in the Nobel Prize. Intertwining his learn and instructing with a distinct own writing variety actually makes A lifetime of Magic Chemistry an attractive learn. His autobiography not just touches on his exhilarating lifestyles and pursuit for brand spanking new chemistry but in addition displays at the broader that means of technological know-how in our perpetual look for realizing and knowledge.
Read or Download A Life of Magic Chemistry: Autobiographical Reflections of a Nobel Prize Winner PDF
Best chemistry reference books
Curiosity within the molecular and mechanistic points of beauty study has grown exponentially in the past decade. natural ideas in Cosmetics: houses and Mechanisms of motion seriously examines the botanical, ethnopharmacological, phytochemical, and molecular features of botanical energetic components utilized in cosmetics.
Figuring out attenuation methods is necessary not just for predicting the habit of contaminants in soil and formulating remediation ideas, but additionally for mitigating and adorning the supply of micronutrients in soil for agricultural functions. normal Attenuation of hint aspect Availability in Soils brings jointly pioneering researchers who speak about their state-of-the-art paintings during this sector.
A concept that any Organism is a unmarried Chemical Molecule makes a speciality of the reactions, differences, homes, applied sciences, and methods inquisitive about the examine of molecules. The publication first underscores the explanations in announcing multicellular organism is in truth essentially unicellular. The textual content then elaborates at the molecular perception of organisms, together with unicellular plant organism, multicellular plant organism, and a unicellular animal organism and a multicellular animal organism.
Das erfolgreiche Grundlagenlehrbuch jetzt in durchgehend überarbeiteter NeuauflageDie viel gelobte Einführung in die Allgemeine und Anorganische Chemie ist für die three. Auflage vollständig überarbeitet und aktualisiert worden. Das erweiterte Autorenteam - Michael Binnewies, Maik Finze, Manfred Jäckel, Peer Schmidt und Helge Willner - hat zahlreiche neue Inhalte eingearbeitet und den textual content an anderen Stellen gestrafft, um das Lehrbuch wieder optimum auf die Bedürfnisse der Chemiestudierenden im Haupt- und Nebenfach zuzuschneiden.
- Why Icebergs Float: Exploring Science in Everyday Life
- Russia’s Agro-Food Sector: Towards Truly Functioning Markets
- Food Engineering: Integrated Approaches (Food Engineering Series)
- Chemie für die Gymnasiale Oberstufe: Allgemeine, Organische und Physikalische Chemie (Pearson Studium - Chemie Schule) (German Edition)
Additional resources for A Life of Magic Chemistry: Autobiographical Reflections of a Nobel Prize Winner
A Life of Magic Chemistry: Autobiographical Reflections of a Nobel Prize Winner by George A. Olah