LSD Inventor Dies at 102

Chemist Albert Hoffman, who created LSD in 1938, has died in Switzerland at age 102.

Mr. Hofmann first produced LSD in 1938 while researching the medicinal uses of a crop fungus.

He accidentally ingested some of the drug and said later: “Everything I saw was distorted as in a warped mirror”.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7374846.stm

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