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On This Day – September 02 : Russian-German physical chemist Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald was born on this day in 1853

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He was one of the founders of classical physical chemistry. In particular, Ostwald was a pioneer of electrochemistry and chemical dynamics. He won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1909 for his work on catalysis, chemical equilibrium, and reaction velocities.

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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