Physical Chemistry Pioneer: Svante Arrhenius (1859 – 1927)
Swedish Nobel Laureate known for work on the theory of electrolytic dissociation, activation energy, and the pioneering theory of global warming
100th Anniversary: Death of Johannes Diderik van der Waals
Dutch Nobel Laureate and theoretical physicist and thermodynamicist known for his pioneering work on the equation of state for gases and liquids
Geheimer Medizinalrat, Dr. med. h. c., Dr. ing. h. c., Dr. phil.
Remembering Emanuel August Merck (1855 – 1923) on his 100th death anniversary
120th Birthday: Giulio Natta
Italian Nobel Laureate well-known for his work on Ziegler–Natta catalysts for polymer synthesis