C1403/1404 - INTRODUCTION TO GENERAL CHEMISTRY
CHEMWRITE MODULE - BOOKLIST 2001-2002


FALL BOOKS ("THE HISTORICAL CONTEXT OF SCIENCE")


DAVID CASSIDY, UNCERTAINTY: THE LIFE AND SCIENCE OF WERNER HEISENBERG . W.W. FREEMAN & CO., 1992.

ABRAHAM PAIS, SUBTLE IS THE LORD: THE SCIENCE AND THE LIFE OF ALBERT EINSTEIN . OXFORD UP, 1982.

SUSAN QUINN, MARIE CURIE: A LIFE . SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1995.

RUTH LEWIN SIME, LISE MEITNER: A LIFE IN PHYSICS . U OF CALIFORNIA P, 1996.

WALTER ALVAREZ, T.REX AND THE CRATER OF DOOM . PRINCETON UP, 1997.

RICHARD RHODES, THE MAKING OF THE ATOMIC BOMB . SIMON & SCHUSTER, 1987.

RICHARD RHODES, DARK SUN: THE MAKING OF THE HYDROGEN BOMB . TOUCHSTONE, 1996.

LAURA FERMI, ATOMS IN THE FAMILY . U OF CHICAGO P, 1995.

JOHN WHEELER, GEONS, BLACK HOLES, AND QUANTUM FOAM . W.W. NORTON, 2000.

MATTHEW HERMES, ENOUGH FOR ONE LIFETIME . CHEMICAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION, 1996.

EVE CURIE, MADAME CURIE . DA CAPO, 2001.

LINDA LEAR, RACHEL CARSON: WITNESS FOR NATURE . OWL BOOKS, 1998.

JEREMY BERNSTEIN, HITLER'S URANIUM CLUB: THE SECRET RECORDINGS AT FARM HALL . COPERNICUS BOOKS, 2001.

JOHN MCPHEE, CURVE OF BINDING ENERGY . NOONDAY PRESS, 1994.

RICHARD FEYNMAN, WHAT DO YOU CARE WHAT OTHER PEOPLE THINK? . W.W. NORTON, 2001.

JAMES WATSON, THE DOUBLE HELIX . TOUCHSTONE, 2001.

CHARLES TOWNE, HOW THE LASER HAPPENED . OXFORD UP, 1999.

PAUL ROSE, HEISENBERG AND THE NAZI ATOMIC BOMB PROJECT: A STUDY IN GERMAN CULTURE . U OF CALIFORNIA P, 1998.



SPRING BOOKS


PRIMO LEVI, THE PERIODIC TABLE . SCHOCKEN BOOKS, 1995.

JOHN EMSLEY, THE 13TH ELEMENT: THE SORDID TALE OF MURDER, FIRE, AND PHOSPHORUS . JOHN WILEY AND SONS, 2000.

HENRY PETROSKI, THE PENCIL: A HISTORY OF DESIGN AND CIRCUMSTANCES . KNOPF, 1992.

CARLO CERIGNANI, LUDWIG BOLTZMANN: THE MAN WHO TRUSTED ATOMS . OXFORD UP, 1998.

WALTER GRATZER, THE UNDERGROWTH OF SCIENCE: DELUSION, SELF-DECEPTION, AND HUMAN FRAILTY . OXFORD UP, 2000.

DOUGLAS STARR, BLOOD: AN EPIC HISTORY OF MEDICINE AND COMMERCE . QUILL PRESS, 2000.

ROALD HOFFMANN, THE SAME AND NOT THE SAME: A LITERARY ILLUMINATION OF SOME MYSTERIES OF THE CENTRAL SCIENCE . COLUMBIA UP, 1997.