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By Penny Le Couteur,Jay Burreson

Napoleon's Buttons is the attention-grabbing account of seventeen teams of molecules that experience drastically motivated the process historical past. those molecules supplied the impetus for early exploration, and made attainable the voyages of discovery that ensued. The molecules ended in grand feats of engineering and spurred advances in drugs and legislations; they made up our minds what we now consume, drink, and put on. a metamorphosis as small because the place of an atom can result in huge, immense changes within the houses of a substance-which, in flip, can lead to nice old shifts.

With vigorous prose and one eye on colourful and strange information, Le Couteur and Burreson supply a singular option to comprehend the shaping of civilization and the workings of our modern world.

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