By Lajos Kovács, Dezső Csupor, Gábor Lente, Tamás Gunda
A hundred Chemical Myths offers with well known but principally unfaithful misconceptions and misunderstandings concerning chemistry. It comprises lucid and concise reasons minimize via fallacies and concrete legends which are universally correct to an international viewers. quite a lot of chemical myths are explored in those components; meals, medications, catastrophes, chemical substances, and environmental difficulties. Connections to pop culture, literature, videos, and cultural heritage carry the reader’s curiosity when key thoughts are superbly annotated with illustrations to facilitate the knowledge of unusual fabric. Chemical Myths Demystified is pitched to contributors and not using a formal chemistry history to fledgling undergraduate chemists to professional researchers and past.
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100 Chemical Myths: Misconceptions, Misunderstandings, Explanations by Lajos Kovács, Dezső Csupor, Gábor Lente, Tamás Gunda