4 edition of Asimov on chemistry found in the catalog.
Asimov on chemistry
|Other titles||Magazine of fantasy and science fiction (Cornwall, Conn.)|
|LC Classifications||QD39 .A74 1975|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii-xvii, 267 p. :|
|Number of Pages||267|
|LC Control Number||77353090|
Asimov also wrote many fantasy and mystery stories, alongside with short stories and books on other subject than science fiction, especially astronomy, society, biology; and religion. Asimov was an atheist and a humanist as he opposed to superstitious beliefs and railed against pseudoscientific claims. A Short History of Chemistry (Science Study) Isaac Asimov was a professor of biochemistry, and a famous science fiction writer, and well known for his popular science books. This book takes you through the known history of chemistry, from the first use of metals by prehistoric man, to the alchemical experimentation by medieval and renaissance.
A list of Isaac Asimov's books arranged by his own categories as in his autobiographies, though later books have been added. List of short stories by Isaac Asimov Asimov on Chemistry (Doubleday ) Of Matters Great and Small Isaac Asimov's Book of Science and Nature Quotations. As with Asimov's science fiction novels (as a teenager I was an ardent fan), this science fact book is the most readable I have ever encountered on all of the many subjects it covers. It is a pity that Asimov could not live on to cover 21st century science, because his /5(42).
Asimov on Chemistry is a non-fiction book by Isaac Asimov. The collection of science essays was first published by Doubleday in Gallery Add a . Isaac Asimov turned from science fiction to concentrate more on nonfiction writing in the late s. From to he wrote a monthly column about science for The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, which received a special Hugo Award in His writing explored various topics in chemistry, physics, and biology.
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Shelves: chemistry, isaac-asimov, science, collection, Asimov on chemistry book Between this book and several of Asimov's other books about Chemistry, the Good Doctor enabled me to pass eight credits' worth of college Chemistry without taking more than a /5(9). I love Asimov's science writing, and chemistry is the science he knows best, having been a biochemistry professor.
I enjoyed this book, but if you want Asimov at his best on chemistry, Asimov on chemistry book his book A Brief History of Chemistry--far better/5(8).
Asimov on chemistry Item Preview remove-circle Asimov on chemistry by Asimov, Isaac, Publication date Publisher New York: Anchor Press/Doubleday Internet Archive Books. Scanned in China. Uploaded by Tracey Gutierres on Octo SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Asimov on chemistry Isaac Asimov Snippet view - He won three additional Hugos, including one awarded posthumously for the best non-fiction book ofI.
Asimov. "Nightfall" was chosen the best science fiction story of all time by the Science Fiction Writers of America. InAsimov wrote his autobiography, In Memory Yet Green.4/5(1). Asimov ventures into the realms of biochemistry, geochemistry, and inorganic, organic, and nuclear chemistry in articles considering the men, theories, and discoveries that fostered the development of chemical science4/5(1).
Even though this book was written forty years ago and there have been many advances in chemistry since then, it remains the best introduction to chemistry available. Isaac Asimov is still the best explainer of science that has ever existed and he /5.
Mr. Asimov's collection of significant essays on chemistry Published by User, 13 years ago I originally found this book at the library, as well as similar essay collections (Asimov: On Physics, On Numbers, On Astronomy)/5(3). Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories, DAW Books Robots from Asimov's Davis Publications Invasions Roc/Penguin Books The Mammoth Book of Vintage Science Fiction: Short Novels of the s Carroll & Graf Isaac Asimov Presents the Great SF Stories, DAW Books Isaac Asimov Presents the.
Asimov on Chemistry by Asimov, Isaac and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at With a remarkable background in chemistry and an unbounded imagination, Dr. Asimov takes us on a trip from the inner workings of the atom to the outer reaches of the solar system.
The second of Asimov’s essay recyclings— Asimov on Astronomy was the first, q.v.—and the first I actually owned, there is little to be said here that was not. The Three Laws of Robotics (often shortened to The Three Laws or known as Asimov's Laws) are a set of rules devised by the science fiction author Isaac rules were introduced in his short story "Runaround" (included in the collection I, Robot), although they had been foreshadowed in a few earlier Three Laws, quoted as being from the "Handbook of.
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The Time Isaac Asimov Clowned On Chemistry. Sam Lemonick Former Contributor. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Science. This article is more than 3 years old. Isaac Asimov began his Foundation series at the age of 21, not realizing that it would one day be considered a cornerstone of science fiction.
During his legendary career, Asimov penned over books on subjects ranging from science to Shakespeare to history, though he was most loved for his award-winning science fiction sagas. Perhaps it’s the fact that, unlike most of Asmiov’s chemistry books, carbon is not the hero (and is, in fact, barely mentioned).
Perhaps it’s the fact that it’s an outstanding example of Asimov’s ability to explain so much in so brief a space with such clarity and ease. Not being a chemist, I'm not sure how badly out-of-date the book is.
: Asimov on Chemistry () by Asimov, Isaac and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(). A recycling of Asimov's articles on chemistry originally published in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction.
The essays range from space-fillers (on the similarity of scientific jargon rhythms to Gaelic) to reconstructions of discoveries (oxygen, and the inert gases) that contain the suspense of excitement of a first-class mystery. Asimov is particularly good on the often.
ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. "All the essays in this volume originally appeared in The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction"--Page ix. He earned his master’s in chemistry from Columbia in and then worked as a civilian chemist at the Philadelphia Navy Yard’s Naval Air Experimental Station from to He worked with fellow science fiction authors Robert A.
Heinlein and L. Sprague de Camp. Asimov wrote more than a book a month. Isaac was a great storyteller, a. Depending on the counting convention used, and including all titles, charts, and edited collections, there may be currently over books in Isaac Asimov's bibliography— as well as his individual short stories, individual essays, and criticism.
For his th, th, and th books (based on his personal count), Asimov published Opus (), Opus (), and Opus (. Asimov had a PhD in chemistry, as I recall, but chemistry has always been that branch of science that has left me absolutely cold, and even Asimov can't make it interesting - although things do improve once he starts relating it to always, the most interesting parts of Asimov science books are the asides - the little pieces of /5(9).Additional Physical Format: Online version: Asimov, Isaac, Asimov on chemistry.
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