December 14, 2009

Intestinal Alchemy



Ah, the great Antoine Lavoisier, baron of base elements, scion of skepticism. Behold, his scientific vigor. This dude was an animal: discovered 33 elements, helped establish the metric system, revealed the chemical processes behind combustion, traveled 'round the globe in 80 days. If only he had had (had) an iron neck.

2 comments:

  1. I think there's some fun to be had with Semmelweis as well.

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  2. 'savior of mothers.' dang, every other scientist either got iced or slapped in a sanitarium. gotta do it for the love.

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