Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1960
Willard F. Libby

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Willard F. Libby - Facts

Willard Frank Libby

Willard Frank Libby

Born: 17 December 1908, Grand Valley, CO, USA

Died: 8 September 1980, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics, and other branches of science"

Field: nuclear chemistry

Prize share: 1/1

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