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Robert Bunsen, Creator of Bunsen Burner, Born

March 30, 1811

Robert Bunsen is born in Göttingen, Germany. Bunsen goes on to investigate emission spectra of heated elements and is credited with the discoveries of caesium (in 1860) and rubidium (in 1861). He is perhaps most well known for his development of … Continue reading

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On Origin of Species Published

November 24, 1859

Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life is published on 24 November 1859. For the sixth edition of 1872, the short title will be changed to The … Continue reading

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