Nobel Laureates in Chemistry, 1901-1992

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Chemical Heritage Foundation, Oct 30, 1993 - Biography & Autobiography - 798 pages
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An authoritative and informative volume that examines the scientific achievements in chemistry for which the Nobel Prize has been awarded. Biographies of all 116 Nobel laureates explore their scientific achievements and their human side. Many essays were written by colleagues, coworkers, or former students of the laureates, and all living laureates reviewed their entries for accuracy.
 

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The section by Wilhelm Ostwald on solar energy, as the main energy humans should build their science and society around was remarkable. It is wonderful that Nobel awarded great thinkers. It reminds us to go back and read what they wrote 200 years ago.

Contents

Archer John Porter Martin
352
Linus Carl Pauling
368
Cyril Hinshelwood
386
Alexander Robertus Todd
399
Jaroslav Heyrovsky
412
Melvin Calvin
422
Max Perutz
435
Karl Ziegler
449

Wilhelm Ostwald
61
Otto Wallach
69
Marie Curie
75
Victor Gngnard
83
Paul Sabatier
88
Alfred Werner
93
Theodore William Richards
100
Richard Martin Willstatter
108
Fritz Haber
114
Walther Hermann Nernst
125
Frederick Soddy
134
Francis William Aston
140
Fritz Pregl
146
Richard Zsigmondy
151
The Svedberg
158
Heinrich Wieland
164
Adolf Windaus
169
Hans von EulerChelpin
175
Arthur Harden
181
Hans Fischer
187
Friedrich Bergius
192
Carl Bosch
198
Irving Langmuir
205
Harold Urey
211
Peter Debye
228
Paul Karrer
242
Leopold Ruzicka
259
Otto Hahn
272
James Sumner
288
Robert Robinson
306
William Francis Giauque
321
Edwin McMillan
338
Robert Woodward
462
Ronald W Norrish
479
Manfred Eigen
494
Derek Harold Richard Barton
507
Luis Leloir
520
Stanford Moore
538
Ernst Otto Fischer
551
Paul Flory
564
Vladimir Prelog
578
Peter Mitchell
597
Georg Wittig
611
Walter Gilbert
626
Kenichi Fukui
639
Roald Hoffmann
648
Aaron Klug
654
Henry Taube
660
Robert Bruce Merrifield
667
Herbert Aaron Hauptman
674
Dudley R Herschbach
686
Yuan Tseh Lee
693
John C Polanyi
700
Donald J Cram
708
JeanMarie Lehn
715
Charles J Pedersen
722
Hartmut Michel Johann Deisenhofer and
730
Sidney Altman
737
Thomas R Cech
745
Richard R Ernst
759
Rudolph A Marcus
766
A Bibliographical Guide
775
Index
783
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