Louis Pasteur was one of the most important scientists in modern history. Pasteur was born in France in 1892. He earned both a Bachelors of Arts and a Bachelors of Sceince degree before becoming a professor of chemistry at the University of Strasbourg.
Pasteur’s first major discovery came in 1862. He learned that bacteria could grow in milk causing its contamination. He found that by heating the milk, the bacteria could be destroyed thus making the milk safe to drink. This process was named pasteurization in Read the rest of this entry »