The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry
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Cartoon Guide to Chemistry by Larry Gonick
Book DescriptionIf you have ever suspected that "heavy water" is the title of a bootleg Pink Floyd album, believed that surface tension is an anxiety disorder, or imagined that a noble gas is the result of a heavy meal at Buckingham Palace, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry to set you on the road to chemical literacy. You don't need to be a scientist to grasp these and many other complex ideas, because The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry explains them all: the history and basics of chemistry, atomic theory, combustion, solubility, reaction stoichiometry, the mole, entropy, and much more-all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Chemistry will never be the same!
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780060936778
(235mm x 187mm x 15mm)
Imprint: William Morrow Paperbacks
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Publish Date: 7-Jul-2005
Country of Publication: United States
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Author Biography - Larry Gonick
Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist for Muse magazine. He lives in San Francisco, California. Craig Criddle is a professor of environmental engineering and science at Stanford University and has written numerous scientific papers.
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