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(1) Ghosh, A., Editor, The Smallest Biomolecules: Diatomics and their Interactions with Heme Proteins. Elsevier, 2008, pp 1-603. Multiauthor monograph.

(2) Ghosh A., Editor, Letters to a Young Chemist. Wiley, 2011, pp 1-298. Popular book on careers in chemistry research.

(3) Ghosh, A.; Berg, S. Arrow Pushing in Inorganic Chemistry: A Logical Approach to the Chemistry of the Main Group Elements. Wiley, 2014, pp 1-311. Won 2015 PROSE award for Best Textbook in Mathematical and Physical Sciences.


(1) Berg, S.; Ghosh, A. Arrow Pushing: A Rational, Participatory Approach To Teaching Descriptive Inorganic ChemistryJ. Chem. Educ201190, 1446-1451.

(2) Berg, S.; Ghosh, A. Piltrekking: En logisk og engasjerende tilnærming til uorganisk kjemiKjemi 2011(5), 16-20.

(3) Ghosh, A. The Purple Planet: A Short Tour of Porphyrins and Related Macrocycles. In Letters to a Young Chemist; Wiley, 2011, pp 1-298.

(4) Berg, S.; Ghosh, A. Six Impossible Mechanisms Before Breakfast: Arrow Pushing as an Instructional Device in Inorganic ChemistryJ. Chem. Educ201390, 1446-1451.

(5) Ghosh, A.; Kiparsky, P. The grammar of the elements: Did the Sanskrit alphabet influence the construction of Mendeleev’s periodic table? American Scientist2019, 107, 350-355. Recognized as American Scientist’s most popular article in 2019. See discussion in C&E NewsA linguistic homage and musical elements.

American Scientist, May-June, 2023. Image: Tyler Thrasher

(6) Ghosh, A. Martin Gouterman: the gay man behind the four-orbital modelChemistryWorld 2020 (Dec.), 36-37.

(7) Ghosh, A. An Exemplary Gay Scientist and Mentor: Martin Gouterman (1931-2020)Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 202160, 9760-9770.

(8) Turunen, L.; Hansen, J. H.; Erdélyi, M. Halogen Bonding: An Odd Chemistry? Chem. Rec. 202121, 1252-1257.

(9) Ghosh, A.; Wamser, C. C. Chemistry's Curly Arrow Hits 100American Scientist 2022110, 338-341.

(10) Larsen, S.; Wamser, C. C.; Ghosh, A. 100 år med piltrekking. Kjemi 2022 (6), 8-12. 

(11) Ghosh, A. Corrole and squeezed coordinationNat. Chem. 2022, 14, 1474-1474.

(12) Johansen, M. A. L.; Ghosh, A. Karbåner: Den subtile kjemien til nullverdig karbonKjemi 2023 (1), 18-19. 

(13) Ghosh, A.; Ruud, K. Relativity and the World of MoleculesAmerican Scientist 2023111, 160-167.

(14) Johansen, M. A. L.; Ghosh, A.The Curious Chemistry of Carbones. Nature Chemistry 2023, 15, 1042-1042.

(15) Hansen, J. H.; Bayer, A.; Haugland, M. M. Enhanced teaching and learning outcomes from restructuring a basic organic chemistry courseNordic Journal of STEM Education 2023, 8, 129-133.