The Search for the Elements (Science & Discovery)

The Search for the Elements (Science & Discovery)En general se suele situar a Isaac Asimov como un autor de ciencia ficci n, lo que es totalmente cierto pero por el otro lado se suele olvidar que era mucho m s que eso Ante todo era un estudioso y un amante de la ciencia, algo que queda totalmente claro en este libro.La b squeda de los elementos es un libro de divulgaci n pura, centrado en la qu mica y en el largo camino que ha hecho la ciencia desde los egipcios y los griegos hasta las fechas actuales en el camino para lograr los elementos puros como el oro.Errores, falsas verdades, casualidades Al final, igual que en cualquier viaje, lo mejor no es llegar al destino, lo mejor es el propio viaje. Es de qu mica 0 5Ahh es de Asimov Hay que darle una oportunidad entonces.Uno de los tant simos libros de divulgaci n cient fica del gran Asimov, este centrado en la historia de la qu mica desde Tales de Mileto hasta Fermi, la era at mica y los elementos artificiales Como siempre se las arregla para que su estilo sea ameno y se haga f cil de leer incluso para alguien como yo quien siempre encontr la qu mica soberanamente aburrida, y a esto ayud mucho que no se vuelva demasiado pesado con tecnicismos y sin entrar mucho en profundidad en el tema Ahora, el libro fue escrito en 1962 y en muchas cosas qued comprensiblemente desactualizado, no se hab an siquiera teorizado los quarks por ejemplo Y encontr graciosa la afirmaci n que si desapareciese todo el oro del mundo dif cilmente nos afectar a, bastante l gica en su momento pero impensable en la actualidad dada su uso generalizado en los componentes electr nicos pero eso no afecta su objetivo que es el de servir como introducci n al tema.Me hizo apreciar bastante la genialidad de Mendel yev con la tabla peri dica y aprend que la palabra gas viene del griegos caos 3 5 Porque por cortito y entretenido que sea, sigue siendo de qu mica. .The Search For the Elements by Isaac Asimov What is the Universe made of The story for the search for the answer to that question is one of the greatest detective stories of science That is the story with which this book concerns itself This is story of mankind s discovery of the building blocks that make up our Universe With details spanning everything from the Greek philosophers, to the development of alchemy, and our modern day understanding this is truly the book for anyone curious about the history of what is now known as chemistry A Universe in which there were no mysteries for curious men to ponder would be a very dull universe indeed. Such a fascinating book, Isaac Asimov makes the history of chemistry so interesting and exciting I minto physics but man, was this a good read. . A history of chemistry from the ancient Greeks to element 103 1960 or so. 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Isaac Asimov was a Russian born, American author, a professor of biochemistry, and a highly successful writer, best known for his works of science fiction and for his popular science books.Professor Asimov is generally considered one of the most prolific writers of all time, having written or edited than 500 books and an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards He has works published in nine o

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  • The Search for the Elements (Science & Discovery)
  • Isaac Asimov
  • English
  • 23 December 2019
  • 9780465075393

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