Daily Archives: January 17, 2018


Edward Frankland
January 18 is Edward Frankland’s birthday. Frankland was an English chemist who pioneered the idea of valency. He theorized an element could combine with a limited selection of other elements and established the field of structural chemistry. Frankland had a large part in cleaning up the Thames river and improving […]

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