By Francis Leroy

ISBN-10: 0203014189

ISBN-13: 9780203014189

ISBN-10: 0824708768

ISBN-13: 9780824708764

ISBN-10: 0824748182

ISBN-13: 9780824748180

ISBN-10: 2872940049

ISBN-13: 9782872940042

ISBN-10: 2872940057

ISBN-13: 9782872940059

Celebrating a century of progressive contributions to our knowing of lifestyles, the area, and the universe, this encyclopedic table reference strains the discoveries that earned approximately 500 unusual scientists Nobel honours within the components of chemistry, physics and drugs. Preface; in regards to the authors; desk of contents; The Nobel Laureates in Chemistry (1901 -- 2001); The Nobel Laureates in Physics (1901 -- 2001); The Nobel Laureates in drugs (1901 -- 2001); desk: The Nobel Prize Laureates (1901-2001); Bibliography; photograph and representation credit; Index of Recipients' Names; topic Index

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In 1907, after beginning research at the Berlin Institute of Chemistry, he announced the discovery of mesothorium (radium - 228). Then he began a various elements. The neutron, a neutral particle, has an interesting property: it is readily absorbed by many atomic nuclei. Hahn and Strassmann wanted to create a transuranian element - element 93 - by bombarding uranium, the heaviest element naturally present in the earth's crust, with neutrons. Yet instead of synthesising the expected transuranian element, they detected one that was lighter than uranium: radioactive barium.

With the help of Hückel, he elaborated a mathematical description of ionic behaviour in solution. This untiring researcher developed in 1923 a mathematical expression explaining the Compton effect produced by X - rays. Debye conducted research at the University of Zurich from 1927 to 1934 before joining the University of Berlin where he worked until the end of his career. Ordered to opt for the German nationality, he left his adoptive country in 1940 to teach - 41 - Walter Haworth Vitamin C. A three - dimensional representation.

Svedberg was then able to study proteins such as haemoglobin and albumin, thus revealing the potential of a technique that was to impose itself in biology and lead to basic Ultracentrifuge. Since its initial development by T. Svedberg, this apparatus has been widely used to mesure the purity of cell components and to estimate their molecular sizes on the basis of sedimentation rate. results in physics. The 1926 Nobel Prize in Physics was indeed awarded to Jean-Baptiste Perrin (1926 Nobel Prize for Physics) for his work on colloids, and specifically for his determination of Avogadro's number based on Svedberg's work.

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