Article ID: CBB000051311

Koerner, Dewar, and the structure of pyridine (1988)


Description A hitherto unpublished letter supports James Dewar's claim to be earlier than the German-Italian chemist Guglielmo Koerner (Wilhelm Körner) in suggesting a formula for pyridine analogous to that of benzene.

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Authors & Contributors
Gavroglu, Kostas
Rowlinson, John S.
Goldsmith, Robert H.
Schütt, Hans-Werner
Rouvray, Dennis H.
Baker, Wilson
Ambix: Journal of the Society for the History of Alchemy and Chemistry
Physis: Rivista Internazionale di Storia della Scienza
Journal of Chemical Education
Bulletin for the History of Chemistry
European Journal of Physics
Indian Journal of History of Science
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History
Public health
Great Britain, colonies
Dewar, James
Körner, Wilhelm
Erlenmeyer, Richard August Carl Emil
Le Bel, Joseph Achille
Hoff, Jacobus Henricus van't
Kekulé von Stradonitz, Friedrich August
Time Periods
19th century
20th century, early
20th century
18th century
17th century
North America: United States; Canada
Great Britain

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