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German chemist who studied steroids and cholesterol and discovered histamine (1876-1959) Adolf Windaus , Windaus
Swedish chemist remembered for his invention of dynamite and for the bequest that created the Nobel prizes (1833-1896) Alfred Bernhard Nobel , Alfred Nobel , Nobel
French chemist known as the father of modern chemistry; discovered oxygen and disproved the theory of phlogiston (1743-1794) Antoine Laurent Lavoisier , Antoine Lavoisier , Lavoisier
Swedish chemist and chemist noted for his theory of chemical dissociation (1859-1927) Arrhenius , Svante August Arrhenius
German chemist (1818-1892) August Wilhelm von Hoffmann , Hoffmann
Swedish chemist who discovered three new elements and determined the atomic weights of many others (1779-1848) Berzelius , Jons Jakob Berzelius
British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799) Black , Joseph Black
United States chemist honored for synthesizing complex organic compounds (1917-1979) Bob Woodward , Robert Burns Woodward , Robert Woodward , Woodward
Irish chemist who established that air has weight and whose definitions of chemical elements and chemical reactions helped to dissociate chemistry from alchemy (1627-1691) Boyle , Robert Boyle
German organic chemist who studied alcoholic fermentation and discovered zymase (1860-1917) Buchner , Eduard Buchner
German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899) Bunsen , Robert Bunsen , Robert Wilhelm Bunsen
United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis (1911-) Calvin , Melvin Calvin
Swedish chemist who discovered rare earth elements (1797-1858) Carl Gustaf Mossander , Mosander
United States chemist who developed nylon (1896-1937) Carothers , Wallace Carothers , Wallace Hume Carothers
United States botanist and agricultural chemist who developed many uses for peanuts and soy beans and sweet potatoes (1864-1943) Carver , George Washington Carver
British chemist and physicist who established that water is a compound of hydrogen and oxygen and who calculated the density of the earth (1731-1810) Cavendish , Henry Cavendish
United States chemist who developed an economical method of producing aluminum from bauxite (1863-1914) Charles Martin Hall , Hall
German chemist who discovered ozone and developed guncotton as a propellant in firearms (1799-1868) Christian Friedrich Schonbein , Christian Schonbein , Schonbein
English chemist and physicist; discovered thallium; invented the radiometer and studied cathode rays (1832-1919) Crookes , Sir William Crookes , William Crookes
French chemist (born in Poland) who won two Nobel prizes; one (with her husband and Henri Becquerel) for research on radioactivity and another for her discovery of radium and polonium (1867-1934) Curie , Madame Curie , Marie Curie , Marya Sklodowska
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