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Citations for Chemical Breakthrough Awards

2012 Awardees

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Scientists/Inventors Breakthrough Publication
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Location of Award
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L. Pasteur “Mémoire sur la relation qui peut exister entre la forme cristalline de la composition
chimique, et sur la cause de la polarisation rotatoire,”

Comptes rendus hebdomadaires des séances de l'Académie des Sciences, 1848, 26, 535 - 538.
École normale supérieure, Paris
D. Mendelejeff “Ueber die Beziehungen der Eigenschaften zu den Atomgewichten der elemente,”
Zeitschrift für Chemie, 1869, 12, 405 - 406.
Saint Petersburg State University
Photographs taken during the Award Ceremony, October 31, 2013
J. H. van't Hoff “LES FORMULES DE STRUCTURE. DANS L'ESPACE,”
Archives neerlandaises des sciences exactes et naturelles, 1874, 9, 445 - 454.
University of Utrecht
E. Rutherford “LXXIX. The Scattering of α and β Particles by Matter and the Structure of the Atom,”
Philosophical Magazine, 1911, 21 [Series 6], 669 - 688.
University of Manchester