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Can’t wait to add lessons I learned from this book into my classroom! If you fashion yourself a chemistry, physics, or even just a history geek, you should read this book — I guarantee you will spend infinitely more time chuckling than you did when you were reading your textbooks. Where does the brain end and the mind begin? Qui si parla degli elementi della tavola periodica, di come questa sia stata strutturata nel tempo scoprendo via via gli elementi presenti Appena finito un saggio mi ripropongo di leggere un bel romanzone.

I would definitely read them if they were as clever as this book. Back to the first days when chemistry started to evolve out of alchemy, to the beginnings of scientific method in Victorian times, through the separation of atomic physics from chemistry, all the way to current circa s discoveries. Every page was a pleasure. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon.


Learn more about Amazon Prime. Write a customer review. It has a sort of gossipy in a good way tone. The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean is a fine example of this better, more interesting non-fiction.

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The first few chapters are much heavier on the science, lighter on the stories. Sam Kean’s The Tale of the Dueling Neurosurgeons will command your full attention from the first page. This is what makes UV visible to us!

I learned so much. Body and Brain; Part IV. The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean 3 stars. Great format and approach. Organic chemistry is fun! I will be mengaunte forward to more from you.

Sam Keane walks us through the history of chemistry, by breaking up groups of elements and giving tidbits on their discovery, the electron vs proton structure where appropriate, and adding historical context who knew the history of ALCOA was driven by an inventor!

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Best-selling author and gifted science writer, Sam Kean, provides readers with a real gem. I was NOT disappointed at all!

This book is fine for laypeople, but will give meaning and extra enjoyment even for advanced chemistry students.

It makes the subject so interesting. It definitely was worth it though, I really enjoyed it and found it fascinating to learn about. He actually confirms my thinking that most textbooks are written for the peer group of the author, rather than to make concepts accessible to students. It’s not just an engaging guide to mysteries of existence; it’s compelling story-telling for anyone with a taste for the bizarre and metaphysical.

What a great book. The person who discovered x-rays thought he went mad when he first saw the bones of his hands and a key hidden in a book.

If you had asked me a couple of years ago how I felt about non-fiction, I would have described it as eye-glazingly dull, a dry recitation of facts. Hardcoverpages. English Choose a language for shopping. Get to Know Us.


The first chapter is boring, but it is well worth pushing through. What’s it like to live in a world where solids can flow through each other?

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Kean redeemed himself with me in this book as he unveiled for me the world of chemistry, elements, and the periodic table with his usual flair for the quirky, fascinating, and little-known stories behind it all enough to really peak my interest in doing more study into the subject.

Writing such as Kean is doing on science topics make it so that everyone can know and understand the importance of the brain. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Sabremos que Marie Curie despertaba el recelo de las mujeres de sus colegas, cuando les invitaba al cuarto oscuro a presenciar los experimentos. Because of that, I missed taking chemistry in high school I skipped straight from biology in 10th grade to physics in 11th gradeso this book was my first foray into the basics – and not so basics – of chemistry, the elements and the periodic table.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Although I do pretty much put myself in a position where they seem to fall from the sky at a brisk rate. Because of the writing, pure and simple. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.