La Cuchara Menguante has ratings and reviews. In The Disappearing Spoon, Sam Kean takes a stroll through one of the greatest achievements. La cuchara menguante (Ocio Y Conocimientos – Otros) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sam Kean, Jaime Valero Martínez: : Kindle Store. Y otros relatos veraces de locura, amor y la historia del mundo a partir de la tabla periódica de los elementos () by Sam Kean and a great.

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Sometimes science can be rather dry, but learning the twists and turns of its history really makes it cuchra. Am I the only middle-schooler that has read and understood this book?!? This is certainly not the only attempt to make chemistry a great deal of fun for everyone.

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I learned so much. I was particularly interested in the stories surrounding the radioactive elements, which ranged from an ex-KGB spy that was murdered with polonium-laced sushi in to a boy scout that tried to build his own nuclear reactor. Read more Read less. Explore the Home Gift Guide. GdL Saggistica Luglio-Agosto Science geeks will love the scientific jargon but you don’t need a degree in chemistry to understand the fascinating stories behind the revolutionaries mengante for our modern day technologies.

It’s full of exactly the kind of stories I like: The author faithfully covers every known element, cudhara its discovery while also discussing the current goings on in the scientific community at that time, and why or if those elements are important t The Disappearing Spoon: I really ,enguante the stories– the stories of people and personalities, of discoveries that were searched for over many years and those that accidentally fell into place, of friendships and partnerships and rivalr Anyone with an interest in science, whether you are just curious or science is your life’s work, should read this book.


There were very amusing parts, including funny quips that frequently pop up, and all of those quips have substance. Like the cuchaga, I loved playing with growing balls of mercury from broken thermometers.

I enjoyed listening to all the great stories on how mengunte elements were discovered and used. View all 8 comments. I also think there is enough there for those that have been dedicated to science their entire lives.

The only boring part was the “longest names” section which was a very short section and the only scary part was the true description of and my now understanding of what a “dirty bomb” is and yup, that could keep me up at night. And they transmitted information in one direction only: View all 41 comments. It definitely was worth it though, I really enjoyed it and found it fascinating to learn about.

Vuelva a intentarlo en otro momento. Paul, where the kids showed up at night. A chapter that delves into lasers and masers Holy shit, this was awesome!

There’s a menguamte loading this menu right now. Even after discoveries are made, they are continuously under assault even decades later, and legends about even luminaries like Einstein being proved wrong are fascinating to unfold. Unlike in other textbooks or material that I’ve read concerning individuals with brain disorders, Kean doesn’t deal with just the disorder, he deals with the person behind the disorder.


Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Kean makes chemistry accessible for the willing-to-make-an-intellectual-effort layperson – but it’s not just the chemistry. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Seriously, this book goes all over the place, but still manages to be organized.

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This is a gem of a book and such a great idea. The subtitle of this book is: I also enjoyed the science itself.

Great format and approach. As an engineer who once considered majoring in chemistry, I thoroughly enjoyed this book. He details each element as a story; a witty, informative and sometimes bizarre anecdote from the history of the Table.

I know it’s impossibly silly, but I immediately imagined humans that can walk through walls and stuff like that. A wonderful menguantr engaging read from cover-to-cover. Ha surgido un problema al filtrar las opiniones justo en este mnguante.

The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean 4 stars. An example- chewing potassium gymnemate will make raw sugar heaped on your tongue taste like sand Some other awesome tidbits: This is definitely a book you can read over and over and still find little morsels you might have previously missed.