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Badger, Richard McLean

Robert J. Paradowski.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Electromagnetism, Optics, and Acoustics. 1820 words.

Badger, Richard McLean (04 May 1896–26 November 1974), physical chemist and molecular spectroscopist, was born in Elgin, Illinois, the son of Joseph Stillman Badger, a manager for General...

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Bragg, Sir (William) Lawrence (1890–1971), physicist and crystallographer

David Phillips (Lord Phillips of Ellesmere).

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Crystallography; Physics. 3001 words.

Bragg, Sir (William) Lawrence (1890–1971), physicist and crystallographer, was born on 31 March 1890 at 58/60 Lefevre Terrace, Adelaide, Australia, the elder son (the younger, Robert, was...

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Brode, Wallace Reed

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1341 words.

Brode, Wallace Reed (12 June 1900–10 August 1974), chemist and physicist, was born in Walla Walla, Washington, one of the triplet sons of Howard Stidham Brode and Martha Catherine Bigham....

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Cahn, Robert Wolfgang (1924–2007), materials scientist

A. Lindsay Greer.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

March 2013; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 978 words.

Cahn, Robert Wolfgang (1924–2007), materials scientist, was born on 9 September 1924 in Fürth, Bavaria, the first of two children of Martin Cahn (1896–1963), accountant and merchant, and...

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Debye, Peter Joseph William

Albert B. Costa.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1475 words.

Debye, Peter Joseph William (24 March 1884–02 November 1966), physicist and physical chemist, was born Petrus Josephus Wilhelmus Debije in Maastricht, the Netherlands, the son of Wilhelmus...

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Dewar, Sir James (1842–1923), chemist and physicist

H. M. Ross.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 2180 words.

Dewar, Sir James (1842–1923), chemist and physicist, was born at Kincardine-on-Forth, Scotland, on 20 September 1842, the youngest son of Thomas Dewar, vintner, and his wife, Ann Eadie,...

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Foster, George Carey (1835–1919), chemist and physicist

Graeme J. N. Gooday and Colin A. Hempstead.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 1050 words.

Foster, George Carey (1835–1919), chemist and physicist, was born in October 1835 at Sabden in Lancashire, the only son of George Foster, calico printer and justice of the peace in...

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Guggenheim, Edward Armand (1901–1970), physical chemist, physicist, and statistician

F. C. Tompkins.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicinal Chemistry; Probability and Statistics; Physics. 873 words.

Guggenheim, Edward Armand (1901–1970), physical chemist, physicist, and statistician, was born on 11 August 1901 in Manchester, the elder son of the family of three children of Armand...

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Guthrie, Frederick (1833–1886), chemist and physicist

Graeme J. N. Gooday.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Agriculture and Farming; Medicinal Chemistry; Physics. 1700 words.

Guthrie, Frederick (1833–1886), chemist and physicist, was born on 15 October 1833 in Bayswater, London, youngest of the six children of Alexander Guthrie, a tailor. Francis Guthrie, who...

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Harkins, William Draper

George B. Kauffman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics; Medicinal Chemistry. 1468 words.

Harkins, William Draper (28 December 1873–07 March 1951), physical chemist and nuclear scientist, was born in Titusville, Pennsylvania (where the first commercial development of the...

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