Jöns Jacob Berzelius A Guide to the Perplexed Chemist

@article{Wisniak2000JnsJB,
  title={J{\"o}ns Jacob Berzelius A Guide to the Perplexed Chemist},
  author={J. Wisniak},
  journal={The Chemical Educator},
  year={2000},
  volume={5},
  pages={343-350}
}
  • J. Wisniak
  • Published 1 December 2000
  • Chemistry
  • The Chemical Educator
Berzelius was one of the most prominent chemists of the 19th century; his scientific contributions were fundamental to the understanding of chemistry and the setting of standards for experimental work. He taught the chemical profession that chemistry should be conducted on a rigorous stoichiometric foundation. Although many of his ideas were eventually modified or proved wrong, he set the stage for the further development of chemistry. Berzelius discovered the elements cerium, selenium, and… 

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