Issue Date: November 21, 2016
Pride in our past
Chemistry has a deep and rich history, and whoever you are and wherever you live, there’s a chemical story to tell.
As chemists, we are all part of that history, and we’re connected to it in multiple ways. My academic great-grandfather (the Ph.D. adviser to my adviser’s adviser) was Linus Pauling, one of the giants of 20th-century American chemistry. His academic great-grandfather was Wilhelm Ostwald, a European chemist of catalysis fame. We can’t all be . . .
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