We are grateful for comments and suggestions kindly provided to us by Gerhard M. Oremek (Frankfurt), Bretislav Friedrich (Berlin), Adam Jezierski (Wroclaw).
Fritz Haber: The Damned Scientist†
Article first published online: 28 SEP 2011
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Angewandte Chemie International Edition
Volume 50, Issue 43, pages 10050–10062, October 17, 2011
How to Cite
Dunikowska, M. and Turko, L. (2011), Fritz Haber: The Damned Scientist. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 50: 10050–10062. doi: 10.1002/anie.201105425
- Issue published online: 11 OCT 2011
- Article first published online: 28 SEP 2011
- Manuscript Received: 1 AUG 2011
- poison gas;
- Haber, Fritz;
- history of science
In the gallery of famous people tracing their origins to Wrocław, few are as controversial, as complex, or as tragic as Fritz Haber, ever more distant in the flux of time, yet still stirring emotions. He developed a method for the direct synthesis of ammonia from its elements and later pioneered chemical warfare on the battlefields of the First World War.