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Lars Onsager Ph.D.

Lars Onsager Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1968
National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1968


A Biographical Memoir by Christopher Longuet-Higgins. National Academy of Sciences. Bio 42 pages; total 52 pages.

Drawing: Newton Llorente

Name: Lars Onsager
Birth: 27 November 1903, Kristiania (now Oslo), Norway
Death: 5 October 1976, Coral Gables, FL, USA
Institution: Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
Award: "for the discovery of the reciprocal relations bearing his name, which are fundamental for the thermodynamics of irreversible processes"
Subject: chemical thermodynamics, physical chemistry
Portion of Cash: 1/1