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The Alchemy of Air

A Jewish Genius, a Doomed Tycoon, and the Scientific Discovery That Fed the World but Fueled the Rise of Hitler

The Alchemy of Air( )
Author: Hager, Thomas
ISBN:978-0-307-35179-1
Publication Date:Aug 2009
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $17.00
Book Description:

A sweeping history of tragic genius, cutting-edge science, and the Haber-Bosch discovery that changed billions of lives--including your own. At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster: Mass starvation was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world' s scientists to find a solution. This is the story of the two men who found it: brilliant, self-important Fritz Haber and reclusive, alcoholic Carl Bosch. Together...
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Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology
Technology & Engineering / Materials Science / General
Technology & Engineering / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.109 x 7.917 x 0.702 Inches
Book Weight:0.563 Pounds



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