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.


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

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