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Lila Guterman (1998) "I React Therefore I Am", New Scientist, 2161 (21/11/98), pp. 34-37

There are philosophers of biology and physics, but surely philosophy and chemistry are worlds apart? Think again, says Lila Guterman

The periodic table can be explained by analogy to the excited states of the Hydrogen atom, but how far can the chemical and physical properties of elements be predicted from the 'laws of physics'?


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