- Jus·tus [yoo s-too s] /ˈyʊs tʊs/, Baron von [fuh n] /fən/, 1803–73, German chemist.
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True, but with Liebig fermentation was by no means synonymous with life.Fragments of science, V. 1-2
I should think the Liebig would be the best for her, at any rate better than this stuff.The Dash for Khartoum
George Alfred Henty
This, says Liebig, is given as an example of a "licht-bringende Versuch."Pioneers of Science
On the one hand Liebig's theory of fermentation was widely held and taught.Alcoholic Fermentation
Liebig was not ignorant of this, but he regarded it as a simple coincidence.Louis Pasteur
- Justus (ˈjʊstʊs), Baron von Liebig. 1803–73, German chemist, who founded agricultural chemistry. He also contributed to organic chemistry, esp to the concept of radicals, and discovered chloroform
- German chemist who was one of the first to investigate organic compounds and to develop techniques for their analysis. Liebig also first described the process now known as photosynthesis, and he made observations about the use of fertilizers that led to many improvements in agricultural practices.