Science Birthdays, January 7

Today is the birthday of Eihardt Mitscherlich, born in 1794, he discovered the theory of isomorphism when he found that compounds of similar composition tended to crystallize together. In 1834 he synthesized nitrobenzene.

Gerald Durrell, born in 1925, was a British naturalist who wrote the book The Amateur Naturalist. He also did a television series called The Amateur naturalist.

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