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By Harold Johnston

ISBN-10: 981238152X

ISBN-13: 9789812381521

ISBN-10: 9812381538

ISBN-13: 9789812381538

This quantity tells the radical actual tales relating hugely gifted civilian scientists in a few strange locations and occasions in the course of global struggle II. the aim of the paintings is to provide a virtually forgotten background of mystery battle examine in universities. the point of interest is at the slim topic of chemical conflict learn and on a small variety of members, yet with in-depth examine of those participants and what they did. usually graduate scholars and younger teachers, they have been operating below the course of professors on the California Institute of know-how (Caltech) and the collage of California (Berkeley). motion happened in California, Florida and the jungles of Panama. This background touches at the paintings of 4 senior Nobel Prize winners and 8 junior, destiny Nobel Prize winners at Caltech and Berkeley.

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Dickinson, Chairman Graduate Committee of the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering The next day I received a letter from the University of Virginia offering me admission to graduate study in chemistry and a teaching assistantship for three years, which included tuition, full room and board in a dormitory, and a small cash stipend. Considering the burden of the depression on my f d y , I should have chosen the generous offer fi-om Virginia, but Professor Guy had said I should “shoot for the best”, and he said Caltech was the best.

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On the first day when I joined the group, John showed me the various features of the project. When we came to the second hood, he lifted a small sealed glass tube out of its Dry Ice slush; it was about half full of a clear liquid. He said in a matter-of-fact voice: “That is sulfur decafluoride, SZF10, (abbreviated here as S-10) sometimes we call it Stoff-Stoff, pronounced in German. It is a close relative to sulfur hexafluoride, SF6, which is about the most unreactive compound known to chemistry.

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