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Molecules with silly or unusual names

Paul W. May

Molecules with silly or unusual names

by Paul W. May

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Published by Imperial College Press, distributed by World Scientific Pub. Co. in London, Singapore, Hackensack, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chemistry -- Popular works,
  • Chemistry -- Humor

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaul W. May.
    GenrePopular works, Humor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQD37 .M35 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23228481M
    ISBN 101848162073
    ISBN 109781848162075
    LC Control Number2008301468

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Molecules with silly or unusual names by Paul W. May Download PDF EPUB FB2

There are pages with two or three molecules with silly or unusual names on each page, including organic and inorganic chemicals and separate sections on mineral, protein and gene silly names. The chemistry of the book is accurate, the stories are fun, but the humour on occasions is a little forced, at least to my by: 1.

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names. Molecules with Silly. or Unusual Names. Believe it or not, some chemists do have a sense of humour, and this page is a testament to that. Here we'll show you some realmolecules that have unusual, ridiculous or downright silly names.

Nitrogen forms a ring compound called pyrrole, so the name ‘arsole’ is a systematic name for the equivalent arsenic Molecules with silly or unusual names book.

There are pages with two or three molecules with silly or unusual names on each page, including organic and inorganic chemicals and separate sections on mineral, protein and gene silly names.4/5. Thus, the book is not only entertaining, but also educational.

Contents:Molecules with Silly or Unusual NamesMinerals with Silly or Unusual NamesProteins and Enzymes with Silly or Unusual NamesGenes with Silly or Unusual NamesSilly Molecules Names — the Game Readership: General public, science students, academics, medics and industrial scientists.

Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names Paul W. May This popular science book shows that chemists do have a sense of humor, and this book is a celebration of the quirky side of scientific nomenclature.

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As an improvement on the website, the book is divided into chapters covering molecules, minerals, proteins, enzymes and genes, and there’s also a game to play based on the silly names, which could double as a learning exercise.

The very entertaining and nicely illustrated book about comical chemical names, written by Paul W May MOLECULES WITH SILLY OR UNUSUAL NAMES, is inherently funny but is best appreciated by people with some knowledge of chemical structures and how they are named.

Many of the examples relate to organic molecules but other categories are included, such as minerals, proteins and s: 1. Yet More Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names: (The full names of the molecules are: [1,2,3,4-Tetrakis(methoxy-carbonyl) Page Sebring from the University of New Mexico likes the idea of reverse polarity organic reactions, which go by the silly name of 'Umpolung reactions'.

Silly or Unusual Names. Rudolphomycin and Rednose. Rudolphomycinis a antitumor antibiotic compound. It was named following a series of such molecules derived from 'bohemic acid' - which was given its name because the discoverer Dr Nettleton of the Bristol-Myers Compnay was an avid opera fan and called it after the Puccini opera La Bohème.

Derivatives of this were then given names from characters in the opera, such as mussettamycinand marcellomycin. This book features some molecules that have unusual, rude, ridiculous or downright silly names.

It also contains illustrations of molecules with a photograph and/or image that relates directly or indirectly to its name and molecular structure. Apr 2, - Here's a collection of molecules that have funny, strange, or silly names.

See more ideas about Silly names, Molecules, Chemical structure.9 pins. Note: If you're looking for a free download links of Molecules With Silly Or Unusual Names Pdf, epub, docx and torrent then this site is not for you.

only do ebook promotions online and we does not distribute any free download of ebook on this site. Molecules with silly or unusual names -- Minerals with silly or unusual names -- Proteins and enzymes with silly or unusual names -- Genes with silly or unusual names -- Silly molecules names: the game.

Looking for more molecules with silly names. Chemist Paul May has a whole list of these things — many of them hilariously immature. List includes arsole, cummingtonite, and fucitol. These so-called silly or funny trivial names (of course depending on culture) can also serve an educational purpose.

In an article in the Journal of Chemical Education, Dennis Ryan argues that students of organic nomenclature (considered a "dry and boring" subject) may actually take an interest in it when tasked with the job of converting funny-sounding chemical trivial names to their proper.

Prismane or 'Ladenburg benzene' is a polycyclic hydrocarbon with the formula C 6 H is an isomer of benzene, specifically a valence ne is far less stable than benzene. The carbon (and hydrogen) atoms of the prismane molecule are arranged in the shape of a six-atom triangular prism—this compound is the parent and simplest member of the prismanes class of molecules.

Who says chemistry is boring. Just check out this oldie-but-goodie website by Paul May for molecules with silly or unusual names. For example, did you know there is:ClitorinConstipatic AcidErectoneFucitol (no, not that miracle drug) George and Bi-GeorgeMirasorvone (yes, named after the actress Mira Sorvino)Moronic acidPenguinoneSpamolUnununium (technically not a molecule.

Molecules, the 'sequel' to Elements: A Visual Exploration of Every Known Atom in the Universe, isn't quite as good as the original but still a fascinating main draw for the book are the outstanding photos on every single page. For instance, the chapter on colours is page after page of eye-popping photos of dyes, fruit, minerals and other assorted colourful objects/5(70).

Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names At this site, we'll show you some real molecules that have unusual, ridiculous, or downright silly names. Le cote marrant A page (in french) showing the fun side of the life in a laboratory as a researcher.

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Molecules with Silly or Unusual Names.Molecules make up all the matter around us. Their interactions allow us to think, move, and feel, and provide us with countless spectacles of nature. Some are simple whereas others are hugely complex. In order to keep track of all of these, molecules follow strict naming rules which describe their shapes, properties, or how they were discovered.

This affords little room for fun names, but.