My Life In The Golden Age Of Chemistry: More Fun Than Fun

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byF. Albert Cotton

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A giant in the field and at times a polarizing figure, F. Albert Cotton's contributions to inorganic chemistry and the area of transitions metals are substantial and undeniable. In his own words, My Life in the Golden Age of Chemistry: More Fun than Fun describes the late chemist's early life and college years in Philadelphia, his graduate training and research contributions at Harvard with Geoffrey Wilkinson, and his academic career from becoming the youngest ever full professor at MIT aged 31 to his extensive time at Texas A 1982 , the Priestley Medal the American Chemical Society's highest recognition, 1998 , membership in the U. S. National Academy of Sciences and corresponding international bodies, and 29 honorary doctorates Details the background behind the development and emergence of groundbreaking research in organometallic chemistry and transition metals Provides beautifully-written and engaging insight into a "Golden Age of Chemistry" and the work of historically renowned chemists

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A giant in the field and at times a polarizing figure, F. Albert Cotton's contributions to inorganic chemistry and the area of transitions metals are substantial and undeniable. In his own words, My Life in the Golden Age of Chemistry: More Fun than Fun describes the late chemist's early life and college years in Philadelphia, his grad...

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A giant in the field and a man of clear opinions, F. Albert Cotton's contributions to inorganic chemistry and the area of transition metals are substantial and undeniable. In his own words,My Life in the Golden Age of Chemistry: More Fun than Fundescribes his early life and college years in Philadelphia, his graduate training and resea...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:512 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Elsevier Science & TechLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128102349

ISBN - 13:9780128102343

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Table of Contents

1: Philadelphia
2: Harvard Years
3: MIT 1955-1960
4: MIT 1961-1971
5: MIT 1961-1971: Mostly About Science
6: Yee Ha! Off to Texas
7: Good Times in the 1980s
8: From 1990 to the End of the Millennium
9: The New Millennium
10: More About People
11: A Concluding Miscellany
12: Epilogue
Appendices