Movember is now over for another year, but just before it finished I decided we needed to definitively decide who has the best moustache in chemistry history. So, I arbitrarily narrowed the field down to 16 contenders
, and let #ChemTwitter do the rest with the voting.
I have to say, I was convinced that the little-known Nikolay Zinin had this sone nailed down. But in the end it was French biochemist Louis Camille Maillard, best known for his discovery of the Maillard reaction, who took away the (coveted?) title of best moustache in chemistry history. Eduard Buchner and Zinin made up the rest of the top three.
Might do beards next year.