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Louis Pasteur

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Definition French chemist and biologist whose discovery that fermentation is caused by microorganisms and developed a way to keep milk and wine safe through the process named after him — pasteurization (1822-1895)
  • Pasteur is considered to be one of the main founders of microbiology.
  • Like it was with those other scientists, Pasteur and Jennings, and the rest of them.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • Pasteur = famous French scientist who developed a way to keep milk and wine safe through the process named after him — pasteurization
  • And Pasteur and Madame Curie and Einstein!
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • Pasteur = famous French scientist who developed a way to keep milk and wine safe through the process named after him — pasteurization
  • Louis Pasteur discovered a cure for rabbis.
    Richard Lederer  --  A Brief History of the World
  • And sometimes he thought of a favorite saying, a remark by Louis Pasteur, "Chance favors the prepared mind."
    Richard Preston  --  The Hot Zone
  • But in the end I had enough good sense to realize that as a fiction writer I was better trying to emulate Louis Pasteur.
    William Styron  --  Sophie's Choice
  • "Lou said, "Pasteurization is named after Louis Pasteur, the scientist who discovered a process that kills bacteria and makes milk safe to drink."
    David Baldacci  --  Wish You Well
  • By now the new science of bacteriology, pioneered by Robert Koch and Louis Pasteur, had convinced most public health officials that contaminated drinking water caused the spread of cholera and other bacterial diseases.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
  • Folks began to comprehend the germ theory of disease in the nineteenth century, of course, after Louis Pasteur, but until they could do something about it, until the age of inoculation, illness remained frightening and mysterious.
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor

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