The Platform Chemistry of the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) honors the work of the Swiss physician, alchemist and natural philosopher Paracelsus with the Chemical Landmark 2020.
A commemorative plaque was ceremoniously unveiled at the Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel.
The works and doctrines of Paracelsus have had a lasting impact on medicine and chemistry. The physician, chemist and alchemist, who was appointed city doctor of Basel in 1527, has now received his own commemorative plaque. At his former place of life and work in the "Haus zum Sessel", where today the Pharmacy Museum of the University of Basel is located, the Swiss Academy of Sciences SCNAT presented the tribute.
- Details about the Chemical Landmark 2020 (DE)
- News Message on the website of University of Basel (DE)
- Website Swiss Chemical Landmark (SCNAT)
David Spichiger, SCS