Title

What kind of chemist was Sherlock Holmes?

Abstract

One of the best known and most highly rated of all detectives, Sherlock Holmes was also a practicing chemist. This paper covers the appeal of Sherlock Holmes to chemists and other scientists. It also discusses the scientific method with reference to Sherlock Holmes.

Department(s)

Chemistry

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-7-1993

Journal Title

Chemistry and Industry (London)

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