Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1922
Francis W. Aston

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Francis W. Aston - Facts

Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston

Born: 1 September 1877, Harborne, United Kingdom

Died: 20 November 1945, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole-number rule"

Field: physical chemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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