Daily Archives: January 6, 2018

Eilhard Mitscherlich (1794 - 1863)
January 7 is Eilhard Mitscherlich’s birthday. Mitscherlich was a German chemist who introduced the idea of isomorphism. He theorized that chemical substances that crystallize together into a solid will typically have similar chemical formulas. Isomorph compounds can substitute each other when crystallizing and the shape of the crystal will not […]

Today in Science History – January 7 – Eilhard Mitscherlich ...