Lecture no. 4 from the course: Mysteries of the Microscopic World
Taught by Professor Bruce E. Fleury | 27 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
In the days before the invention of the microscope and the rise of modern medicine, how did people explain a killer plague? Retrace the steps that led pioneers such as Louis Pasteur, Robert Koch, and Ignaz Semmelweis to the startling conclusion that organisms invisible to the naked eye cause disease.