Skip to main content

On This Day – December 09 : German chemist Fritz Haber was born on this day in 1868

Description

He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his work on the fixation of nitrogen (N2) from the air. This discovery is not only important for fertilisers but also explosives. He has since been described as the father of chemical warfare.

Type of Activity

:
group work, working independently

Audience

:
TeacherStudent
on-this-day-dec-09-fritz-...

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