Celebrating Michael Faraday’s Discovery of Benzene

@article{Wilson2012CelebratingMF,
  title={Celebrating Michael Faraday’s Discovery of Benzene},
  author={J. Wilson},
  journal={Ambix},
  year={2012},
  volume={59},
  pages={241 - 265}
}
  • J. Wilson
  • Published 2012
  • Political Science
  • Ambix
Abstract In 1825, Michael Faraday, working in his workshop at the Royal Institution, discovered what he called bicarburet of hydrogen, now known as benzene. One hundred years later, his discovery was celebrated at the Royal Institution by a host of national and international delegates. Just over thirty years after Faraday’s discovery, the industrial importance of benzene was realised with the establishment of the synthetic dyestuffs industry. In this paper, the Faraday Benzene Centenary… Expand
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