La Cuchara Menguante has ratings and reviews. In The Disappearing Spoon, Sam Kean takes a stroll through one of the greatest achievements. La cuchara menguante (Ocio Y Conocimientos – Otros) (Spanish Edition) eBook: Sam Kean, Jaime Valero Martínez: : Kindle Store. Y otros relatos veraces de locura, amor y la historia del mundo a partir de la tabla periódica de los elementos () by Sam Kean and a great.

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He taught for a few years at an experimental charter school in St. A look at how the brain maps lw body. I pulled out the book at dinner tonight and had to tell the story of that “disappearing spoon” to everyone at the table.

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He debunks some myths pertaining to this story, which I found to be quite refreshing. Because of that, I missed taking ch I think I’m officially a geek’s geek because I thoroughly enjoyed Kean’s book on elements and the periodic table. Appena finito un saggio mi ripropongo di leggere un bel romanzone. Glen Seaborg has the distinction of being the only living person with an element named after him.

Why would I even care about this book? Organic chemistry is fun!

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Very little not to like about this book. What a great book. She hasn’t felt a lick of fear since. Back to the first days when chemistry sxm to evolve out of alchemy, to the beginnings of scientific method in Victorian times, through the separation of atomic physics from chemistry, all the way to current circa s szm.


Lists with This Book. I loved the history, both in our modern world and the earth itself. There’s even a section on how elements deceive our sense of taste-fascinating!

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Want to Read saving…. I also enjoyed the science itself. In brief, Cajal’s neurons were not continuous, but had tiny gaps between them.

I learned so much. I would have been a hardcore science geek for sure and proud of it! It’s full of exactly the kind of stories I like: There is a fascinating chapter on elements in times of war Gold? Seriously, this book goes all over the place, but still manages to be organized.

In each section, Kean includes stories of people who undergo brain disorders, explaining how and why the brain is responding to trauma in this manner. That’s just so Russian. Through it all, several themes resonate: But the balance of evidence does suggest that loneliness, isolation, and a sense swm helplessness can all deplete neurotransmitters–can poison the soup and sap vital ingredients. With each little snippet of information, and studying people with brain disorders, we gain a little more insight into what makes each of us an individual.

E che ha xe il merito di aver chiarito una volta per tutte a un chimico scarsamente portato per la fisica io il principio di indeterminazione di Heisenberg, strappandomi una bella risata per la semplice e incontrovertibile eleganza della spiegazione. View all 41 comments.

How did I not know how lasers work? I thoroughly enjoyed both of Sam kean’s previous books, and I regularly share the anecdotes I remember from them. Science One of The A.

Hopefully, cucgara someone picks up a newspaper with information about the newest research in Alzheimer’s or Parkinson’s, they will be more likely to understand what is being discussed thanks to Kean’s book.


There may not be a cohesive theme, characters or development of such, nevertheless, he captivated me with his “true tales of madness, love and the history of the world”. This is what makes UV visible to cucharw Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Interesting look at how neurons work. Excellent examples of specific damages to the brain and its impact. As an engineer who once considered majoring in chemistry, I eam enjoyed this book.

Prime Now Entrega en 1 hora En miles de productos. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Because of that, I missed taking chemistry in high school I skipped straight from biology in 10th grade to physics in 11th gradeso this mennguante was my first foray into the basics – and not so basics – of chemistry, the elements and the periodic table. In these pages I read about a woman who rode horseback for miles through a Russian winter to get her kid to a college only to see him rejected, and she then rode more miles to get him to yet another school after which she promptly, and understandably, died.

This is on the banned book list – why!? Once menguantd, the impact of religion on science rears its head.