Zio Tungsteno: Ricordi di un’infanzia chimica (Gli Adelphi) by Oliver Sacks,I. Blum PDF

By Oliver Sacks,I. Blum

Con questo libro, il suo più personale sino a oggi, Oliver Sacks ci apre le porte della grande casa edoardiana di Londra in cui viveva un ragazzino timido e introverso con l. a. passione consistent with l. a. chimica: di fronte al multiforme e al caotico, all’incomprensibile e al crudele, l. a. purezza del metallo ha consistent with il piccolo Oliver un valore simbolico – quasi l. a. materializzazione di «idee chiare e distinte» e di un ordine stabile. Il tramite naturale verso questo mondo fantastico è Dave, zio Tungsteno, quello che fabbricava le lampadine. Guidati dai filamenti di luce, seguiamo l’evoluzione di quel ragazzino curioso e appassionato – e sarà come ricapitolare alcune tappe essenziali nella storia della scienza.

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