On This Day – February 19 : Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius was born on this day in 1859

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He is one of the founders of physical chemistry and perhaps most famous for proposing the Arrhenius equation, which describes the rate of a chemical reaction.

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ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar