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Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Science |

Google Doodle celebrates birth of Julius Richard Petri, inventor of the Petri dish

Google Doodle celebrates birth of Julius Richard Petri, inventor of the Petri dish

Julius Richard Petri is a German bacteriologist who was born on May 31, 1852, and in 1877 created the Petri dish was the assistant while Robert Koch (winner of the Nobel Prize for discovering the tuberculosis bacillus and considered the father of bacteriology modern). He died on December 20, 1921.

The Today’s commemorates the birth of Petri, showing six Petri plates with the corresponding bacterial culture of everyday objects like a lock, sponge for washing dishes or a dirty sock.

The petri plate served to facilitate the identification of and disease causing, is today a recognized by virtually any student of in the world.

Link: Google Doodles

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