Phosgene (CG) 1812

Choking chemical agents are the oldest warfare agents. This type of agents was used for the first time in Peloponnese war in 428 and 424 B.C. The English scientist J.H Davy discovered already in 1812 phosgene, when exposing a mixture of carbon oxide and chlorine to the sunlight.

Hydrogen Cyanide 1782

The production of hydrogen cyanide (hydrocyanic acid) out of the sulfuric acid and Berlin-blue was discovered by Swedish chemist Carl Wilhelm Scheele in 1782. French chemist and physicist Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac prepared pure liquefied hydrogen cyanide in 1811.

The Game of Corona Ep.1

Nature is a genius in surprising us with new varieties of life – the latest news on novel a type of coronavirus 2019-nCoV has again proved this right. Epidemics and pandemics bring mysterious, silent and invisible bio threats to the center of people’s everyday life, causing panic, insecurity and fatalities.

Chlorine 1774

Chlorine was discovered in 1774 by Carl Wilhelm Scheele, a German / Swedish pharmaceutical chemist. He also discovered nitrogen, oxygen, barium, manganese, and wolfram, not forgetting organic acids like hydrofluoric, hydrocyanic, and arsenic acids.

Real Threat or Overreaction?

Coronaviruses (CoV) are a large family of viruses that cause different types of illness, ranging from common flu to severe diseases. We still remember SARS (2002-2004) and MERS outbreaks (2012). Now rising novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.