Peter Atkins

  • A sneeze in a busy street and a sneeze in a library
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    Entropy – a masterclass

    1 January 2011

    The concept of entropy might seem abstract, but can be illustrated by a statistical interpretation

  • Cartoon of a virtual laboratory
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    Skeletal chemistry

    1 January 2005

    What is the minimal core of an education in chemistry? What should someone with a passing need to understand a bit of chemistry know of our subject? And what, if heaven were on our side, should the cultivated 'man in the street' know about chemistry?