New PDF release: A Festival of Chemistry Entertainments

By Jack Stocker, Natalie Foster

ISBN-10: 0841229074

ISBN-13: 9780841229075

ISBN-10: 0841229090

ISBN-13: 9780841229099

This ebook, part of the yankee Chemical Society's Symposium sequence, is a set of a few pleasant bits of caprice and humor, either intentional and unintended, from the area of chemistry. beneath these recognized white lab coats essentially beat hearts which are able to find and having fun with the lighter part in their technological know-how. From chemistry-based crossword puzzles to papers brought in verse and tune, this can be a marvelous choice of the quirkiest incidents and episodes within the contemporary background of chemistry. themes comprise Ken Reese's back-page column of Chemical and Engineering information, the song that observed the papers of physicist Howard Shapiro, and the hidden whimsy present in the supposedly somber files of the Chemical Abstracts carrier.

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Will his future Shockley followers be fitter? What’s the gain, if the collector’s biased off base? ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2013. Science thrusts ahead in spurts of inspiration, And our best results are frequently unplanned. When hard problems leave us sleepy with frustration, We may wake with a solution in our hand. ch003 Many lauded for their seminal contributions Are regarded, though it’s generally concealed, By the bulk of colleagues in their institutions As among the biggest j**koffs in the field.

By contrast, CA published one million abstracts in 2006. Figure 1. The first CA abstract. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2013. ch002 The shortest abstract appears in Figure 2, and is a single four-letter word from Henry Eyring’s 1935 publication (1). It seems the editor thought the one-word abbreviation said it all. Figure 2. The shortest CA abstract is one word (CAN 29:16071). The Longest Author Name in CA The longest author name, Lakshminarayanpuram, is 19 characters long.

Shuker, F. ; Marston, J. ; Brummer, S. B. Formation of lithium polysulfides in aprotic media. J. Inorg. Nucl. Chem. ; ACS Symposium Series; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2013. 6. 7. ch002 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. 39, 1761−1766. SciFinder, (Web Version); Chemical Abstracts Service: Columbus, OH, 2012; CAN 89:35604. ; Fritz, H. Synthesis and carbon-13 NMR Spectra of High-membered Macrocycles. Chem. Ber. 1978, 111, 2901−2908. SciFinder, (Web Version); Chemical Abstracts Service: Columbus, OH, 2012; CAN 89:179585.

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