A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients. Chemistry, Physics and by Francis Leroy

By Francis Leroy

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Nobel Prize for Chemistry for her discovery of new radioactive elements prepared artificially. The same year the Nobel Prize was also awarded to her husband, Jean-Frédéric Joliot. Furthermore, she was the daughter of Pierre and Marie Curie, both of them also Nobel laureates. In 1925, Irène Curie defended a thesis on rays emitted by polonium. Appointed lecturer at the Paris Faculty of Science in 1932, she became Pro-f e s s o r t h e r e i n 1 9 3 7 . From 1936, she headed the Institute of Radium.

Otto Hahn was educated at the University of Marburg where he studied chemistry. He obtained his Doctor of Science degree after presenting a thesis in organic chemistry. In 1901, he joined the laboratory of William Ramsay, at the University College of London to Otto Hahn study radioactive elements. Then, joining Ernest Rutherford in Montreal in 1905, he discovered radioactinium, a thorium isotope. In 1912, he held a post at the Kaiser Wilhelm Institut of Berlin, which he directed in 1928. Also in 1905, Hahn discovered radiothorium (thorium - 228).

Dutch physical chemist. Nobel Prize for Chemistry for investigations of dipole moments, X - rays, and light scattering in gases. Peter Debye was educated at the Technische Hochschule, Aachen, where he gained a degree in electrical technology in 1906. The same year he held post as a theoretical physicist in Munich, where he met Arnold Sommerfeld. D. in - 40 - physics from the university of this town in 1908. In 1911 he was offered the Chair of Theoretical Physics at the University of Zurich, which Albert Einstein had held just a short time before him.

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