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Peter Debye Ph.D.

Peter Debye Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936
National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1966


A Biographical Memoir by J.W. Williams. National Academy of Sciences. Bio 30 pages; total 48 pages.

Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye
Birth: 24 March 1884, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Death: 2 November 1966, Ithaca, NY, USA
Institution: Berlin University, Berlin, Germany, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut (now Max-Planck-Institut) für Physik, Berlin, Germany
Award: "for his contributions to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases"
Subject: physical chemistry, structural chemistry
Portion of Cash: 1/1