Louis Pasteur ( 1822 - 1895), French chemist and microbiologist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. Pasteur’s contributions to science, technology, and medicine are nearly without precedent. He pioneered the study of molecular asymmetry; discovered that microorganisms cause fermentation and disease; originated the process of pasteurization; saved the beer, wine, and silk industries in France; and developed vaccines against anthrax.

Louis Pasteur ( 1822 - 1895), French chemist and microbiologist who was one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. Pasteur’s contributions to science, technology, and medicine are nearly without precedent. He pioneered the study of molecular asymmetry; discovered that microorganisms cause fermentation and disease; originated the process of pasteurization; saved the beer, wine, and silk industries in France; and developed vaccines against anthrax.

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Louis Pasteur

Louis Pasteur

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Louis Pasteur’s compound microscope, Paris, France, 1857-1865 http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/hommedia.ashx?id=8539&size=Large

Louis Pasteur’s compound microscope, Paris, France, 1857-1865 http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/hommedia.ashx?id=8539&size=Large

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Photo-Illustrated Biographies Louis Pasteur by Kremena Spengler LIKE NEW!! in Books, Children

Photo-Illustrated Biographies Louis Pasteur by Kremena Spengler LIKE NEW!! in Books, Children

Louis Pasteur by Félix Nadar.  "A bottle of wine contains more philosophy than all the books in the world"
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"There is value, though, in the notion of the geek role model. Though many of us have enjoyed uplift to a higher plane of living there are still millions stuck in podunk towns, surrounded by bullies and morons. ... In cultural wastelands, it is still possible for a geek to feel alone. That’s why geek heritage is important."

"There is value, though, in the notion of the geek role model. Though many of us have enjoyed uplift to a higher plane of living there are still millions stuck in podunk towns, surrounded by bullies and morons. ... In cultural wastelands, it is still possible for a geek to feel alone. That’s why geek heritage is important."

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Louis Pasteur quote. I realized I knew this to be true in anatomy and physiology and neuro classes.

Louis Pasteur quote. I realized I knew this to be true in anatomy and physiology and neuro classes.

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Knowledge belongs to humanity~~Louis Pasteur.  The Internet Is A Fundamental Human Right (public records and public information must be free and accessible to the public)~~Aaron Swartz

Knowledge belongs to humanity~~Louis Pasteur. The Internet Is A Fundamental Human Right (public records and public information must be free and accessible to the public)~~Aaron Swartz

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Louis Pasteur - born Dec. 27, 1822, Dole, France is one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. He pioneered the study of molecular asymmetry; discovered that microorganisms cause fermentation and disease; originated the process of pasteurization; saved the beer, wine, and silk industries in France; and developed vaccines against anthrax and rabies. Biography.com

Louis Pasteur - born Dec. 27, 1822, Dole, France is one of the most important founders of medical microbiology. He pioneered the study of molecular asymmetry; discovered that microorganisms cause fermentation and disease; originated the process of pasteurization; saved the beer, wine, and silk industries in France; and developed vaccines against anthrax and rabies. Biography.com

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