Chemistry Oryx Frontiers of Science Series (Oryx Frontiers of Science Series)
From Book News, Inc. Documents and explains the major breakthroughs in chemistry and chemical technology during the last three or four years. Coverage includes biographical sketches of recent Nobel Prize winners, documents written by chemists to explain controversial issues in their work, statistics on the business of chemistry, and an annotated list of organizations and associations related to chemistry. Intended for high school students, university students, instructors, or others interested in current trends and issues in chemistry. Book News, Inc.®, Portland, OR
Synopsis As well as describing recent advances in chemistry and chemical technology, this handbook outlines current social issues in chemistry, gives information on careers in this field and discusses questions concerning basic research, technology and ethical issues. Brief biographical sketches of leading chemists and Nobel Prize winners in chemistry are included. The book also features a directory of national and state organizations and associations devoted to chemistry and chemical technology, a...