The Cartoon Guide To Chemistry by Larry GonickThe Cartoon Guide To Chemistry by Larry Gonick

The Cartoon Guide To Chemistry

byLarry Gonick

Paperback | May 3, 2005

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If you have ever suspected that "heavy water" is the title of a bootleg Pink Floyd album, believed that surface tension is an anxiety disorder, or imagined that a noble gas is the result of a heavy meal at Buckingham Palace, then you need The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry to set you on the road to chemical literacy.

You don't need to be a scientist to grasp these and many other complex ideas, because The Cartoon Guide to Chemistry explains them all: the history and basics of chemistry, atomic theory, combustion, solubility, reaction stoichiometry, the mole, entropy, and much more—all explained in simple, clear, and yes, funny illustrations. Chemistry will never be the same!

Larry Gonick has been creating comics that explain math, history, science, and other big subjects for more than forty years. He has been a calculus instructor at Harvard (where he earned his BA and MA in mathematics) and a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT, and he is currently staff cartoonist forMusemagazine. He lives in San Fra...
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Title:The Cartoon Guide To ChemistryFormat:PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 7.38 × 0.58 inPublished:May 3, 2005Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0060936770

ISBN - 13:9780060936778

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