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Chemical Heritage Foundation

Overview
Works: 631 works in 693 publications in 2 languages and 5,129 library holdings
Genres: History  Educational films  Biography  Internet videos  Case studies  Periodicals  Informational works  Exhibition catalogs  Bibliography  Bibliographies 
Roles: Organizer of meeting, Editor, Other
Classifications: QC173, 539.7520922
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A devotion to their science : pioneer women of radioactivity by Marelene F Rayner-Canham( )

3 editions published between 1997 and 2008 in English and held by 1,459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 17 full biographies and 6 briefer accounts of most of the early women pioneers in the study of radioactivity
Chemicals and long-term economic growth : insights from the chemical industry by Ashish Arora( )

8 editions published between 1998 and 2001 in English and held by 1,009 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With economic and managerial insights supported by specific real-world examples, this book shows how the development of the chemical industry can provide insights for achieving and sustaining economic growth. Scientists and business leaders in the chemical industry and many other technological fields, and economists generally, may benefit from the history and analysis presented in this book. This book examines the role of science, innovation, technology, and organization in creating economic growth and profits; chemical industry growth in Germany, Britain, the United States, and Japan, including an analysis of relative strengths and weaknesses; the impact of macroeconomics, legal and financial institutions, corporate finance, and other policies and institutions on the behavior of chemical companies; and the principle of comparative advantage - why certain industries excel in certain areas
Chemical reactions( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What do fireworks, a fried egg, and a rusting truck have in common? They all involve chemical reactions. This program illustrates the mechanics of chemical reactions in five sections: Chemical Reactions (reactants and products, state changes, diatomic elements and molecules, Law of Conservation of Mass); Chemical Bonding (Octet Rule, ionic and covalent bonds); Types of Chemical Reactions (synthesis and decomposition reactions, single and double displacement reactions, acid/base reactions, exothermic and endothermic reactions); Reaction Rates (moles, kinetic energy, solutes and solvents, catalysts, activators and inhibitors, enzymes); and Reactions All Around Us (photosynthesis and chemosynthesis, autotrophs and photoautotrophs, bioluminescence)
Chemical heritage( )

in English and held by 247 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A festival of chemistry entertainments( Book )

5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, a part of the American Chemical Society's Symposium Series, is a collection of some delightful bits of whimsy and humor, both intentional and accidental, from the world of chemistry. Underneath those famous white lab coats clearly beat hearts that are capable of finding and enjoying the lighter side of their science. From chemistry-based crossword puzzles to papers delivered in verse and song, this is a surprising collection of the quirkiest incidents and episodes in the recent history of chemistry. Topics include Ken Reese's back-page column of Chemical and Engineering News, the music that accompanied the papers of physicist Howard Shapiro, and the hidden whimsy found in the supposedly somber records of the Chemical Abstracts Service
Chymists and chymistry : studies in the history of alchemy and early modern chemistry by International Conference on the History of Alchemy and Chymistry( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume brings together papers presented at an international conference at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in 2006 by over twenty eminent researchers. The collection features work on the perennial issues of symbolism, textual exegesis, transmutation and the danger of fraud, as well as treatments of the intersections of alchemy with fine art, theology, archaeology, and gender. Chymists and Chymistry offers readers a wealth of new scholarship on this intriguing topic and glimpses of the exciting frontiers in chymistry waiting to be explored.--Publisher
Transmutations--alchemy in art : selected works from the Eddleman and Fisher collections at the Chemical Heritage Foundation by Lawrence Principe( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alchemy is one of the most evocative subjects in the history of science. Alchemy made important contributions to the development of modern science while firing popular imagination so strongly that portrayals of the alchemist at work pervaded the arts. The more celebrated goals of alchemy, like transmutations of base metals into gold, still tease and tantalize. Transmutations offers a thoughtful look at the role of the alchmist in the 17th and 18th centuries, as depicted in a selection of paintings from the Eddleman and Fisher Collections housed at the Chemical Heritage Foundation. This beautiful full-color book reveals much about the beginnings of chemistry as a profession. -- From amazon.com
Distillations magazine( )

in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Distillations magazine science + culture + history( )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chemical heritage( )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introducing the chemical sciences : a CHF reading list( Book )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atombau und Spektrallinien by Arnold Sommerfeld( Book )

in German and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Author and subject index
Chemistry is electric! by Mary Ellen Bowden( Book )

3 editions published in 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Perspectives on risk and regulation : the FDA at 100( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essential chemistry( Visual )

2 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This five-part series spotlights foundational aspects of chemistry that every science student needs to know. Footage of laboratory experiments reinforcing important concepts, sophisticated animations illustrating technical points of discussion, and contemporary by experts passionate about science ..."--Container
Reflections from the frontiers, explorations for the future : Gordon Research Conferences, 1931-2006( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Periodic table( Visual )

3 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Divided into five sections, this program looks at the history and components of the periodic table
Molecules that matter( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Identifies a molecule of great historical and social importance for each decade of the 20th century. Provides information about its discovery and synthesis, with art works and artifacts to show its historical and social significance
 
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Chemicals and long-term economic growth : insights from the chemical industry
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Chymists and chymistry : studies in the history of alchemy and early modern chemistryTransmutations--alchemy in art : selected works from the Eddleman and Fisher collections at the Chemical Heritage FoundationIntroducing the chemical sciences : a CHF reading listChemistry is electric!Dow Chemical portrayed : a catalog to accompany an exhibit at the Chemical Heritage Foundation of the Herbert H. and Grace A. Dow Foundation's collection of the art works of Arthur Henry Knighton-HammondPerspectives on risk and regulation : the FDA at 100Reflections from the frontiers, explorations for the future : Gordon Research Conferences, 1931-2006
Alternative Names
C H F.

Chemical Heritage Foundation

Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum in den Vereinigten Staaten

Chemical Heritage Foundation (Philadelphia)

CHF

CHF (Chemical Heritage Foundation)

Foundation of Chemical Heritage.

Institut d'histoire des sciences musée américain

Kagaku isan zaidan

カガク イサン ザイダン

化學遺產基金會

科学史研究所

Languages
English (86)

German (1)