The Chemists Who Saved The World From World Hunger

Whose invention was also to make explosives in war

Fritz Haber and Carl Bosch — both photos from the Nobel Foundation, Public Domain

“At the dawn of the twentieth century, humanity was facing global disaster. Mass starvation, long predicted for the fast-growing population, was about to become a reality. A call went out to the world’s scientists to find a solution.” — Thomas Hager, The Alchemy of Air

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

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