Robert Bunsen


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Noun1.Robert Bunsen - German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)Robert Bunsen - German chemist who with Kirchhoff pioneered spectrum analysis but is remembered mainly for his invention of the Bunsen burner (1811-1899)
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And since today Google is celebrating the 200th birthday of Robert Bunsen, of repressed-middle-school-science-class-memory fame who, by the way, didn't even invent the Bunsen burner himself, and, like, how is that even possible?
Chemistry enthusiasts will want to celebrate on March 30 the 200th anniversary of the birth of Robert Bunsen, whose burner has blazed in classroom laboratories throughout the world.
Robert Bunsen and Gustaf Kirchhoff, professors of chemistry and physics at Heidelberg, invented the spectroscope in 1860 in order to measure the wavelengths in gases emitted by different elements when passed through a flame.
1847 Robert Bunsen invented the burner that bears his name.