Smith, Alexander

Smith, Alexander

(1865–1922) physical chemist, educator; born in Edinburgh, Scotland. He emigrated to the United States in 1894 and became affiliated with the department of chemistry at the University of Chicago (1894–1911). During that period, he did important studies on sulphur and on the formation of solid and liquid forms of sulphur. He also developed methods of measuring vapor pressure at high temperatures. He was head of the chemistry department at Columbia University (1911–19).
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The Emeralds mustered three hits Monday evening, and only one after the fifth inning when Hops relievers Patrick Smith, Alexander Carreras and closer Will Locante threw stellar performances.
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As well as the many inventions and discoveries the Scots gave the world - from the Enlightenment of David Hume and Adam Smith, Alexander Graham Bell's telephone, John Logie Baird's television, Sir Alexander Fleming's penicillin and Alexander Wood's hypodermic syringe - Scotland has also served the office of British PM well.
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