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Science - History of the Universe Vol. 4: Chemistry

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Science - History of the Universe Vol. 4: Chemistry by Francis Rolt-Wheeler is an incredibly informative and well-written book that delves deep into the history and principles of chemistry. The author presents complex scientific concepts in a clear and accessible way, making it easy for readers to understand and grasp the fundamentals of chemistry.

Rolt-Wheeler does a fantastic job of guiding readers through the evolution of chemistry, from ancient alchemy to modern-day advancements. The book is packed with interesting anecdotes and historical insights that help illuminate the development of chemical theory and experimentation.

One of the standout features of this book is its thorough exploration of key chemists and their contributions to the field. Rolt-Wheeler provides detailed profiles of prominent figures such as Antoine Lavoisier, Dmitri Mendeleev, and Marie Curie, shedding light on their discoveries and innovations that have shaped the study of chemistry as we know it today.

Overall, Science - History of the Universe Vol. 4: Chemistry is an essential read for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of chemistry. It is a comprehensive and engaging account of the history of this fascinating science, and I highly recommend it to both students and enthusiasts alike.

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Multi-volume work on science edited by Francis Rolt-Wheeler. The fourth volume is on Chemistry written by William Allan Hamor. It discusses the development of chemical knowledge, from the ancients to modern times. It expanded further on the early works of alchemists and into the phlogistic period. The last chapters cover atomic theories and the development of organic and inorganic chemistry. - Summary by Sienna

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