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Contents Prologue 1. The Ionists-Arrhenius and Nernst 2. Physical Chemistry in America-Lewis and Langmuir 3. The Third Law and Nitrogen-Haber and Nernst 4. Chemists at War-Haber, Nernst, Langmuir, and Lewis 5. The Lewis-Langmuir Theory-Lewis, Langmuir, and Harkins 6. Science and the Nazis-Nernst and Haber 7. Nobel prizes -Lewis and Langmuir 8. Heavy Water, Acids and Bases, Plutonium-Lewis, Urey, and Seaborg 9. The Secret of Life-Pauling, Wrinch, and Langmuir 10. Pathological Science-Langmuir 11. Lewis's Last Days Epilogue Sources, Acknowledgements, and Selected Bibliography Endnotes
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Discoveries in science.
Chemists -- Psychology.
Langmuir, Irving, 1881-1957.
Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946.
Science -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Chemistry -- History -- 20th century.