Article ID: CBB000083152

Chemical translators: Pauling, Wheland and their strategies for teaching the theory of resonance (1999)


Description “This paper investigates the ways in which Pauling and Wheland taught, and taught about, the theory of resonance, especially their ways of coping with the difficulties of translating a quantum-mechanical concept into chemical language.”

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Authors & Contributors
Gavroglu, Kostas
Simões, Ana I.
Nye, Mary Jo
Karachalios, Andreas
Russo, Arturo
Schweber, Silvan Sam
History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences
Testi e Contesti: Quaderni di Scienze, Storia e Societa
Historical Studies in the Physical and Biological Sciences
Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part B: Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
Notes and Records: The Royal Society Journal of the History of Science
Istituto Gramsci siciliano
Oxford University Press
The MIT Press
Princeton University Press
Firenze University Press
Quantum chemistry
Physical chemistry
Pauling, Linus Carl
Coulson, Charles Alfred
Lewis, Gilbert Newton
Mulliken, Robert Sanderson
Slater, John Clarke
Bonino, Giovanni Battista
United States
North America: United States; Canada
Great Britain
20th century
20th century, early
California Institute of Technology
University of California, Berkeley
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT

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