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Thursday November 15th 2012

Antoine Lavoisier – father of modern chemistry

Biography & contributions Antoine Lavoisier [Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier] French chemist was born on August 26, 1743 – died on May 08, 1794. Lavoisier considered as Father of modern chemistry and was a French nobleman prominent in the histories of chemistry and biology. In 1783, he was th ...

Tuesday November 27th 2012

Anders Celsius – inventor of Celsius scale

Biography & contributions Anders Celsius was a Swedish scientist born on November 27, 1701 – died on April 25, 1744. He was professor of astronomy at Uppsala University from 1730 to 1744, but traveled from 1732 to 1735 visiting notable observatories in Germany, Italy and France. In 1742 He ...

Tuesday March 12th 2013

Joseph Priestley – discoverer of oxygen

Biography & contributions Joseph Priestley, an English theologian and scientist born on March 13, 1733 – died on February 06, 1804. Joseph credited with the discovery of gaseous oxygen.Joseph got Copley medal in the year of 1773. He was also inventor of soda water and proved that plants ...

Monday April 29th 2013

Harold Clayton Urey – discoverer of deuterium element

Biography & contributions Harold Clayton Urey was an American physical chemist, Nobel laureate born on April 29, 1893 – died on January 05, 1981. Urey was a key scientist in discovering, isolating heavy hydrogen [deuterium], and development of the atom bomb. Urey devised methods of separ ...

Wednesday, November 9th, 2011

Highly efficient oxygen catalyst found

  CAMBRIDGE, US: A team of researchers at MIT has found one of the most effective catalysts ever discovered for splitting oxygen atoms from water molecules - a key reaction for advanced energy-s...

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

Scientists make methanol using oxygen

CARDIFF, UK: Methanol is currently produced by breaking down natural gas at high temperatures into hydrogen gas and carbon monoxide before reassembling them – expensive and energy-intensive proc...

Saturday, November 17th, 2012

Praxair acquires Acetylene Oxygen Company

DANBURY, US: Praxair Distribution Inc, a subsidiary of Praxair Inc, has acquired Harlingen, Texas-based Acetylene Oxygen Company (AOC), majority-owned and controlled by the founding Wolf family. Finan...

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Oxygen to witness substantial growth

Expansion of various businesses coupled with a sustainable and efficient process is likely to ensure the growth of the global industrial gases market. Along with the increasing demand in the metal man...

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

New material absorbs oxygen from atmosphere

ODENSE, DENMARK: Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark have synthesized crystalline materials that can bind and store oxygen in high concentrations. Just one spoon of the substance is en...

Thursday, March 7th, 2019

Introducing next-generation process oxygen analyzer

Barben Analytical, a leader in pH/ORP, oxygen and conductivity measurement products, has introduced OXYvisor, its second- generation process oxygen analyzer, which optically measures oxygen in either ...

Saturday, March 31st, 2018

Safety valve for many oxygen applications

Goetze Series 492 GOX is a unique safety valve with swivel body outlet for gaseous oxygen and oxygen mixed gases. Safety valves specially used for applications with oxygen are needed in multiple indu...

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Scientists try to split oxygen from water

GEORGIA, US: Splitting hydrogen and oxygen from water using conventional electrolysis techniques requires considerable amounts of electrical energy. But green plants produce oxygen from water efficien...

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Evolutionary origin of oxygen-based cellular respiration

HARIMA, JAPAN: Researchers at the RIKEN SPring-8 Centre in Harima, Japan have clarified the crystal structure of quinol dependent nitric oxide reductase (qNOR), a bacterial enzyme that offers clues on...

Friday, July 31st, 2015

Messer starts new oxygen plant in Estonia

BAD SODEN, GERMANY: As part of the joint venture Elme Messer Gaas, Messer, the largest privately owned industrial gases specialist and the second shareholder, the BLRT Grupp, one of the biggest indust...

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