William Ramsay


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Ramsay, William

 

Born Oct. 2, 1852, in Glasgow; died July 23, 1916, in High Wycombe. British chemist and physicist. Professor at the University of Bristol (from 1880) and University College, London (1887–1913).

Ramsay was an honorary member of the St. Petersburg Academy of Sciences (1913).

REFERENCE

Solov’ev, Iu. I., and L. P. Petrov. Vil’iam Ramzai, z852-z9z6. Moscow, 1971. (Contains bibliography.)
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