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#onthisdayinchemistry  February 8th   Russian-American chemist Moses Gomberg was born on this day in 1866 He discovered the first stable free radical triphenylmethyl during attempts to prepare the even more sterically hindered hydrocarbon hexaphenylethane. He was since known as the founder of radical chemistry.

#onthisdayinchemistry February 8th Russian-American chemist Moses Gomberg was born on this day in 1866 He discovered the first stable free radical triphenylmethyl during attempts to prepare the even more sterically hindered hydrocarbon hexaphenylethane. He was since known as the founder of radical chemistry.

Portland native Linus Pauling (1901–1994), biochemist, peace activist, author, and educator, published more than 1200 papers and books and has been called one of the 20 greatest scientists of all time.  A founder of the fields of quantum chemistry and molecular biology, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1954. In 1962, for his peace activism, he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.

August 1994 - Linus Pauling an American chemist, biochemist, peace activist dies at the age of 93

Reuben Garrett Lucius "Rube" Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer and inventor. He is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complex gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways. Goldberg received a Pulitzer Prize for his political cartooning in 1948

Reuben Garrett Lucius "Rube" Goldberg (July 4, 1883 – December 7, 1970) was an American cartoonist, sculptor, author, engineer and inventor. He is best known for a series of popular cartoons depicting complex gadgets that perform simple tasks in indirect, convoluted ways. Goldberg received a Pulitzer Prize for his political cartooning in 1948

on this day in #chemistry  June 20th   American chemist Mary L. Good was born on this day in 1931 She is currently an industrial inorganic chemist, but spent many years working for the US government as an advisor in science and technology. She was the 1987-1988 president of the American Chemical Society.

American chemist Mary L. Good was born June 1931 She is currently an industrial inorganic chemist, but spent many years working for the US government as an advisor in science and technology. She was the president of the American Chemical Society.

John Snow whom was born March 1813 is considered to be one of the fathers of modern epidemiology. His most famous work was the detection of the cholera outbreak in Soho, London.

The 1848 cholera epidemic in England lead physician John Snow to the understanding that public water supplies spread cholera.

Elon Musk... aka 'the real Tony Stark." Creator of Tesla Motors and SpaceX. He wants to colonize Mars.

Congrats to Elon Musk and SpaceX on yet Another Victory Today! In Addition to Changing the World This Man Advises Trump Sticks up for Diversity of Ideas and Describes Himself as "Nauseatingly pro-American"!

Grant and his staff, ca. January 1865.Ely Parker Engineer

Ely Parker - Chief, Lawyer, Engineer, and Brigadier General.

#onthisdayinchemistry   January 10th   American inventor Frederick Gardner Cottrell was born on this day in 1877 Cottrell was a physical chemist who invented a way to remove particles such as smoke or lead oxides (PbxOy) from the air. This electrostatic precipitator is still in use as an efficient method for reducing air pollution.

#onthisdayinchemistry January 10th American inventor Frederick Gardner Cottrell was born on this day in 1877 Cottrell was a physical chemist who invented a way to remove particles such as smoke or lead oxides (PbxOy) from the air. This electrostatic precipitator is still in use as an efficient method for reducing air pollution.

John Logie Baird, the leading pioneer in the creation of television, was born in 1888.    He gave his first colour television transmission demonstration on 3 July 1923.

John Logie Baird, born was the scottish inventor of the world´s first television. In 2006 John was named as one of the 10 greatest scottish scientists in history.

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