Alfred Nobel

Alfred Nobel

Swedish chemist, engineer, inventor of dynamite.
The first time I saw nitroglycerine was in the beginning of the Crimean War. Professor Zinin in St. Petersburg exhibited some to my father and me, and struck some on an anvil to show that only the part touched by the hammer exploded without spreading. /first/ Alfred Nobel quotes

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