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Explaining the atom

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Published by The Viking Press in New York .
Written in English

  • Atoms,
  • Nuclear physics,
  • Nuclear energy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Selig Hecht ...
    LC ClassificationsQC173 .H375
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 205 p.
    Number of Pages205
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6511536M
    LC Control Number47002792

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The book is not for people who know anything about atoms. It is so dated that certain high school students today know more about the atom than the actual scientists during the era this book was written in. I bought the book in At one time I loaned it to someone who lost it for me.

Recently I found it at and bought my recent by: 7. Oct 24,  · The book is not for people who know anything about atoms. It is so dated that certain high school students today know more about the atom than the actual scientists during the era this book was written in.

I bought the book in At one time I loaned it to someone who lost it for me. Recently I found it at and bought my recent copy.3/5(1). Note: Citations are based on reference standards. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

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You send loads of atoms and so would expect to see loads of hits at the top and the bottom adjacent to the two slits.

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The atom is the basic building block for all matter in the universe. Atoms are extremely small and are made up of a few even smaller particles. The basic particles that make up an atom are electrons, protons, and neutrons.

Atoms fit together with other atoms to make up matter. It. Jun 13,  · An atom is the smallest particle of an element such as carbon, hydrogen or nitrogen that retains the properties of that element. Break an atom of carbon down any further, and it will no longer be carbon perfectkicks.onlineen have trouble conceptualizing things they cannot see, and they usually do not have the vocabulary to discuss ideas such as "elements" and "microscopic," so explaining the concept of.

Explaining the atom. When World War II ended with the use of atomic weapons which had been developed in secret by the Manhattan Project, Hecht was concerned that the American public was uninformed about the development of this new source of energy.

He wrote a book Explaining the Atom (), to educate the public. He wrote. Explaining the atom by Selig Hecht starting at $ Explaining the atom has 0 available edition to buy at Alibris. Atom: An Odyssey from the Big Bang to Life on Earth and Beyond is the sixth non-fiction book by the American theoretical physicist Lawrence M.

Krauss. The text was published on April 1, by Little, won the Science Writing Award () for this Lawrence M. Krauss. Concept of the Atom. From the ancient Greeks through today, we have pondered what ordinary matter is made Explaining the atom book.

To understand the problem, here is a simple demonstration from a book entitled "The Extraordinary Chemistry of Ordinary Things, 3rd Edition" by Carl H. Snyder. Nov 19,  · What is an Atom. A good video explaining atomic structure & molecules formation. An atom is the smallest particle of an perfectkicks.onlinehing is.

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A very good copy. L.N. Upjohn received Selig Hecht's book "Explaining the Atom" on At that time, he signed his name along with that date on the inside cover.

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I took home a paper grocery bag. EXPLAINING THE ATOM. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe. Tweet. KIRKUS REVIEW. One of the best popularizations there has been, as a professor of biophysics achieves just the right degree of simplification, without sacrificing essentials.

Mar 10,  · Explaining the atom by Selig Hecht,The Viking Press edition, in EnglishPages: Internet Archive BookReader Explaining the atom Internet Archive BookReader Explaining the atom.

Jun 05,  · The number of electrons (in a stable atom) is equal to the number of protons – and the number of protons is the atomic weight listed at the top right corner of each element on the table.

The atomic weight is the total of protons and neutrons, so you can subtract the proton number (atomic number) from the atomic weight to find the number of.

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The protons and neutrons cluster together in the central part of the atom, called the nucleus, and the electrons 'orbit' the nucleus. A particular atom will have the same number of protons and electrons and most atoms have at least as many neutrons as protons.

An element is a substance that is made entirely from one type of atom. STRUCTURE OF THE ATOM. Matter has mass and takes up space. Atoms are basic building blocks of matter, and cannot be chemically subdivided by ordinary means. The word atom is derived from the Greek word atom which means indivisible.

The Greeks concluded that matter could be broken down into particles to small to be seen. Highlighting the possibilities, in SeptemberIBM used its 7 qubit hardware to simulate the structure of a three-atom beryllium hydride molecule.

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He wrote a book on his research “Vaisheshik Darshan” and became known as “The Father of Atomic theory.” In the West, atomism emerged in the 5th century BC with the ancient Greeks Leucippus and Democritus. This happens when one atom gives up an electron to another in order to form a balance and, therefore, a molecule or compound.

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