Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen was born on March 31, 1811 in Göttingen in the then kingdom of Hanover, now part of Germany. His inventions and discoveries made him one of the most famous scientists in the field of chemistry.
Biochemistry / chemistry
Scientist and peace activist Linus Carl Pauling was born in Portland, Oregon, USA, on February 28, 1901. He received a Nobel prize for chemistry and a Nobel Peace prize.
The news already leaked out and last night NASA confirmed it: a group of researchers who were conducting tests in Mono Lake, a California lake with a harsh environment, found a microorganism capable of thriving in an environment full of arsenic.