Chemists have changed the way that science looks at the world. By breaking substances down to the atomic level, chemists have greatly expanded our knowledge of the world. Click here to find articles about the greatest chemists in history.
Reichstein, Tadeus (1897-1996) was a Polish-born Swiss chemist who shared the 1950 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for his research on hormones of the cortex (outer cover) of the adrenal glands. See more »
Richards, Theodore William (1868-1928) was an American chemist. He won the 1914 Nobel Prize in chemistry for his exact determinations of the atomic weights of chemical elements, including those used to determine virtually all other atomic weights. See more »