After satisfying this family obligation, Remsen left for Munich to pursue his real interest: A great colored cloud arose. I tried to get rid of the objectionable mess by picking it up and throwing out of the window, which I had meanwhile opened.
A brief biography of Remsen, by Aaron Ihde, is in E. Other articles you might like: Remsen subsequently studied chemistry in Germanystudying under chemist Wilhelm Rudolph Fittigreceiving a Ph.
In Remsen founded the American Chemical Journalwhich he edited for 35 years. George Ellery Hale — pictured rightthe astronomer who had been elected to the Academy in and was deeply immersed in its affairsemphasized that the period had arrived in which the Academy should have a home of its own and that he hoped the time was close at hand when it could be expected to raise the funds to obtain one.
It had become clear that Planck's constant dominated the atomic world. Although briefly a practicing physician, he had studied medicine only to please his parents. During his tenure, he established the distinctly German tradition of chemistry research that he had learned in his studies in that country.
Semicentennial Celebration In preparation for the actual celebration of the Academy's fiftieth birthday, Remsen commissioned a semi-centennial history to be prepared by Frederick W. I drew my fingers across my trousers and another fact was discovered.
He then followed Fittig to Tubingen, where he was an assistant for two years. Fahlberg first omitted mention of Remsen as a participant in the research, then tried to make it appear that he, not Remsen, had been the senior investigator.
While working with postdoctoral colleague Constantine Fahlberg inthey discovered a substance that became the artificial sweetener saccharin. As a result, he was selected as the second president in on the retirement of the founding president Daniel Coit Gilman.
He remained there for four years, performing his own laboratory research, although Ira remsen was unable to institute a course of laboratory work for his students.
A summary of documents concerning Remsen in government archives may be found in Current Literature, 52— Doremus at the Cooper Union—and went to Munich to pursue that subject under Liebig.
In he was awarded the Priestley medal. Doremus at the Cooper Union—and went to Munich to pursue that subject under Liebig. Remsen founded, inthe American Chemical Journal, the first continuing periodical devoted to American chemical research. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. The pain led to another unpremeditated experiment.
In a public address, Rutherford acknowledged Harkin's role in helping to stimulate the search for the neutron. Eating rolls at dinner after a long day in the lab researching coal tar derivatives, Fahlberg noticed that the rolls tasted initially sweet but then bitter.
Remsen founded, inthe American Chemical Journal, the first continuing periodical devoted to American chemical research.Ira Remsen, although he contributed significantly to the research of his time, is one of the few chemists remembered mainly for his teaching and mentorship.
It was under his leadership that American chemical research came of age in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Remsen was born in New York City on February 10,into a. One night he bit into his dinner roll; it tasted initially sweet and then bitter.
Then he licked his fingers, same response. The next morning he went into the lab and tasted the chemicals they had been working with the previous day. Find great deals on eBay for ira remsen. Shop with confidence. A painter, writer, poet, actor and playwright who was active both in New York and California, Ira Remsen was born in Maryland where his father, Ira Remsen, was a prominent doctor at Johns Hopkins University.
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