Daily Archives: March 18, 2018


Norman Haworth
March 19 is Walter (Norman) Haworth’s birthday. Haworth was a British chemist who was awarded half the 1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his contributions to carbohydrate chemistry and the synthesis of ascorbic acid, also known as vitamin C. Prior to Haworth’s work, many chemists believed sugars were linear chains […]

Today in Science History – March 19 – Walter Haworth