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Whelm Ostwald : 1909 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 25Born 2nd September 1853 Riga Russian Empire now Latvia Ostwald was awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis chemical equilibria and reaction velocities Right up to the end of his ...

Jacobus H. van't Hoff - 1901: The 1st Chemistry Nobel Prize Winner (Nobel Series)

Blog Series on Chemistry Nobel Laureates Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 11 Jacobus H van 39 t Hoff Born August 30 1852 Rotterdam the Netherlands Died March 1 1911 Berlin Germany- Jacobus H van 39 t Hoff created a record by winn...

Hermann Emil Fischer : 1902 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Blog Series on Chemistry Nobel Laureates Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 13 Hermann Emil FischerBorn 9th October 1852 Euskirchen in Germany Died 15th July 1919 Berlin Germany Hermann Emil Fischer won the second Nobel Prize in Chemi...

Marie Sklodowska Curie : 1911 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 27Madam Curie received the Chemistry Nobel Prize in 1911 for the discovery of the radioactive elements radium and polonium Marie Sklodowska was born in Poland and her parents were teachers who believed strongly in t...

Sir William Ramsay : 1904 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 22Do you know the name of the Nobel Laureate in Chemistry who was also responsible for identifying the place Bangalore for establishing Indian Institute of Science one of the most famous science temples...

Otto Wallach : 1910 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from http www scienceindia in home view blog 26Dear students how many of you know about TERPENES and PINENES Terpenes are a class of organic compounds produced from variety of plants and particularly conifers The name terpene is derived from the word ...

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolfvon Baeyer : 1905 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 23 Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolfvon BaeyerBorn October 31 1835 in Berlin Germany Died August 20 1917 in Starnberg GermanyThe Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the year 1905 was awarded to Adolf von Baeyer in reco...

Svante August Arrhenius (1903 Chemistry Nobel Laureate)

Blog Series on Chemistry Nobel Laureates Continued from http www scienceindia in home view blog 14 Svante August ArrheniusBorn February 19 1859 in Sweden Died October 2 1927 in SwedenNobel Citation in recognition of the extraordinary services he has render...

Elementize your name

Dear Students By now you must be having some knowledge about the periodic table of elements This is a fun exercise to do Can you find elements in your name Try to form words you use regularly like your name address using the periodic table of elements Here is a...

Eduard Buchner : 1907 Chemistry Nobel Laureate

Continued from www scienceindia in home view blog 24Have you guys noticed an interesting thing Many of the Nobel Laureates in Chemistry in recent years got their prizes for working primarily on biology related problems With the advancement of science and analytical ...

A CUP OF chemisTEA

Tea is a refreshing beverage for all seasons for people of all regions and all ages We have some of the most wonderful conversations over a cup of tea Whether at home school or work we all take several tea breaks during the day Let us make this conversation about...

ALFRED NOBEL: THE FOUNDER OF NOBEL PRIZES (Blog Series on Chemistry Nobel Laureates)

Dear Children Now we are starting a new blog about chemistry Nobel laureates whose contributions for the growth of chemistry have been outstanding It is a real dream for any scientist to won the prestigious Nobel Prize and it is not so easy to achieve this just like...

Glass – An Amorphous Solid

The word amorphous means quot without a fixed shape and form quot Glass falls under this category which means it is neither a solid nor a liquid Chemists contend to address glass as an amorphous solid The fact that most people do not know is that in glass molecul...

Sunscreen

We are going to have a severe scorching summer Although it has not been a practice to apply sunscreens in this part of the world in western civilizations it is a common practice though they have summer that is not too severe and not for long Applying sunscreen is a ...

Chemistry behind colours of firecrackers

As soon as the bells of the festive season ring and Diwali is just around the corner I always wait for my box of firecrackers I generally like the anar flowerpot chakri and fuljhadi because of their mesmerising colours I was always fascinated by these colours Th...

Water & Matter

In the peak of summer as we all sip a glass of cold water let us all talk about water All of you know water is chemically represented as H2O as it consists of one atom of oxygen bound to two atoms of hydrogen The hydrogen atoms are attached to the oxygen atom resu...

Chemistry in a Bottle of Water

Daily intake of two liters of water is necessary to maintain good hydration water equilibrium and electrolyte balance in human body In summer we drink more water due to excess heat and sweating and less during winter A decade ago after a game of cricket during ...