Lorenzo Romano Amedeo Carlo Avogadro, Ions
2011 marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the International Association of Chemical Societies as well as the 100th anniversary of the Nobel Prize award to Madame Marie Curie. 2011 is also the International Year of Chemistry, a designation from UNESCO, celebrating the achievements of the field.
Graphic designer and illustrator Simon C. Page produced a series of beautiful posters inspired by chemists and their contributions to humankind—Einstein's atomic theory of matter, John Dalton's law of conservation of mass, Hanns-Peter Boehm's discover of graphene and more. Get a dose of chemistry's history and heroes on Page's site and don't miss his posters for 2009's International Year of Astronomy.
Hanns-Peter Boehm, Graphene
John Dalton, Atomise
Dmitri Mendeleev, Substance
Albert Einstein, Matter
Thanks to Designer Daily