Michael Sutton

  • Feature

    A forgotten triumph


    In 1858, a new theory revolutionised organic chemistry, but its originator was brushed aside. Mike Sutton revives the memory of Archibald Scott Couper

  • Review

    A hero of chemistry


    Humphry Davy -life beyond the lamp

  • Review

    Baffling basics?


    Quantum: a guide for the perplexed

  • News

    From log cabin to high society


    Sir Henry Wellcome, founder of one of the world's largest pharmaceutical companies, was born 150 years ago this year.

  • News

    The father of physical chemistry


    Wilhelm Ostwald, best known for his work on catalysis and chemical affinity, was born 150 years ago this year. Michael Sutton describes the life of this energetic man.