By George A. Olah
How did a tender guy who grew up in Hungary among the 2 global Wars pass from cleansing rubble and relocating pianos on the finish of worldwide struggle II within the Budapest Opera residence to profitable the Nobel Prize in Chemistry? George Olah takes us on a awesome trip from Budapest to Cleveland to Los Angeles-with a stopover in Stockholm, in fact. An cutting edge scientist, George Olah is really exclusive, whose impressive learn into super powerful acids and their new chemistry yielded what's now generally called superacidic "magic acid chemistry."
A lifetime of Magic Chemistry is an intimate examine the various trips that George Olah has traveled-from his early learn and instructing in Hungary, to his stream to North the USA the place, in the course of his years in undefined, he persisted his research of the elusive cations of carbon, to his go back to academia in Cleveland, and, ultimately, his flow to la, the place he outfitted the Loker Hydrocarbon examine Institute to discover new options to the grave challenge of the world's diminishing ordinary oil and gasoline assets and to mitigate international warming through recycling carbon dioxide into hydrocarbon fuels and items. Professor Olah invitations the reader to benefit from the tale of his striking path-marked through labor, mind's eye, and endless quests for discovery-which ultimately resulted in the Nobel Prize. Intertwining his study and instructing with a distinct own writing variety actually makes A lifetime of Magic Chemistry an enticing learn. His autobiography not just touches on his exhilarating existence and pursuit for brand new chemistry but additionally displays at the broader that means of technology in our perpetual look for figuring out and knowledge.
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