The saga of atomic weights

Joshi, Sushil and Sudhir, Uma (2015) The saga of atomic weights. I Wonder (1). pp. 78-84.

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Who were the first people to think of the concept of atomic weights? How were atomic weights of elements first calculated? In this article, the authors explore the long scientific journey from the origins of the widely used conceptual framework of atomic weights to the debates on the topic prevalent even today.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Uncontrolled Keywords: Atoms, Atomic weights, Chemistry
Subjects: Natural Sciences > Chemistry & allied sciences
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University publications > i Wonder
Depositing User: Mr. Sachin Tirlapur
Date Deposited: 11 Sep 2018 13:13
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2018 08:14
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