First these two series of little books (about 64 pages) - Scientist who have changed the world and People who have helped the world – are incredible well done. They are small but they provide a complete account of each person life with an outstanding historical background and future developments of his discoveries.. They are also full of pictures with full explanations and outlined quotes.
The French chemist whose experiments on germs led to the greatest medical breakthrough of all the time.
To Believe one has discovered an important scientific fact, to long to announce it, and yet to retrain oneself for days, weeks, sometimes even years; to strive to disprove one’s own experiments; to publish one’s discovery only after exhausting every alternative possibility – yes, the task is a hard one. But when … certainty is reached, the reward is one of the keenest joys of which the human soul is capable . L. Pasteur