It is the function of science to discover the existence of a general reign of order in nature and to find the causes governing this order. And this refers in equal measure to the relations of man – social and political – and to the entire universe as a whole.
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|Birth:||8th February, 1834|
|Death:||2nd February, 1907|
Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He is credited as being the creator of the first version of the periodic table of elements. Using the table, he predicted the properties of elements yet to be discovered. He wrote his first book on the spectroscope. He was a professor at the Saint Petersburg Technological Institute and Saint Petersburg State University in 1864 and 1865, respectively. In 1865 he became Doctor of Science for his dissertation "On the Combinations of Water with Alcohol". After becoming a teacher, he wrote the definitive textbook of his time: Principles of Chemistry.
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