Organic chemistry

In chemistry, organic chemistry, as contrasted with inorganic chemistry, is the study of carbon-based, CH-based, and or CHNOPS-based, CHNOPS+ based things; the chemistry of organic things.

The following are related quotes:

“It is the object of these researchers to do away with ‘life’ as an explanation, wherever organic chemistry is concerned.”
Marcellin Berthelot (c.1865), Publication; cited by Forris Moore (1918) in A History of Chemistry (pg. 204); cited by George Scott (1895) in Atoms of the Living Flame (pg. 93)

Organic chemistry is one of the less mathematical sciences. The whole theory of structure requires about as much mathematics as a child needs for building houses with blocks.”
Gilbert Lewis (1925), The Anatomy of Science

“Since my name is not Socrates or Einstein and I hold only one [organic chemistry] of the seven or eight PhD degrees [see: polymathy degree problem] this problem [EAP] requires, readers are quite justified in questioning my qualifications to testify as such a multidisciplinary expert.”
George Scott (1985), Atoms of the Living Flame (pg. viii) [1]

1. Scott, George P. (1985). Atoms of the Living Flame: an Odyssey into Ethics and the Physical Chemistry of Free Will (pg. viii). University Press of America.

External links
‚óŹ Organic chemistry – Wikipedia.

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