Prof. Paul Sabatier, For.Mem.R.S


THE recent death of Paul Sabatier at Toulouse has removed from our midst one of the founders of modern catalytic chemistry. Sabatier commenced his lifelong research into problems of catalysis in 1897. The year 1900 may be regarded as the dawn of the epoch of catalytic hydrogenation, an investigation which culminated in the award of the Nobel Prize in 1912.

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RIDEAL, E. Prof. Paul Sabatier, For.Mem.R.S. Nature 148, 309 (1941).

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