All Fritz Haber articles

  • Haber comic
    Article

    Chlorine, nitrogen and the legacies of Fritz Haber

    2019-09-02T09:45:00Z

    His ammonia process fed the world – but he also pioneered chemical weapons

  • A UH- 1D helicopter from the 336th Aviation Company sprays a agent orange on a dense jungle area in the Mekong delta - Illustration
    Podcast

    Cacodyl

    2019-01-25T14:30:00Z

    It made Robert Bunsen seriously ill, Michael Faraday thought it 'barbaric' to use in battle and even Fritz Haber – the 'father of chemical warfare' – abandoned it after a fatal accident in his lab. This week, Mike Freemantle tells the story of tetramethyldiarsine, otherwise known as cacodyl.