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Fritz Haber: Great Minds

Hank introduces us to the brilliant and heartless Fritz Haber, a great mind who is considered “the father chemical warfare,” but who also made discoveries and innovations that helped lead to the Green Revolution which is credited with preventing the starvation of over a billion people.

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Sources:
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1918/haber-bio.html
http://www.npr.org/programs/morning/features/2002/jul/fritzhaber/
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http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/250759/Fritz-Haber/260673/Chemical-warfare

Images:
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fritz_Haber.png [public domain]
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:The_Second_Battle_of_Ypres.jpg [public domain]
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Clara_Immerwahr.jpg [public domain]
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/goddard/images/content/95643main_dead_zone02STILL.0240.tif [public domain]
http://www.ers.usda.gov/AmberWaves/September11/Features/Photos/feature4.jpg {public domain]

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