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Thomas Graham

(1805—1869) chemist


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(1805–69)

Scottish chemist, who became professor of chemistry at Glasgow University in 1830, moving to University College, London, in 1837. His 1829 paper on gaseous diffusion introduced Graham's law. He went on to study diffusion in liquids, leading in 1861 to the definition of colloids.

Subjects: Science and Mathematics.


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