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The Asymmetry of Naturally Occurring Organic Compounds

Quartz Crystals

Two lectures delivered by Louis Pasteur before the Chemical Society of Paris, on January 20, and February 3, 1860. FIRST LECTURE AT the end of the year 1808 Mains discovered that light which was reflected from opaque or transparent bodies possessed new and surprising properties, which distinguished it from the light that proceeded directly from illuminating bodies. Malus called the ...

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