The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936

Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye

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The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1936 was awarded to Petrus (Peter) Josephus Wilhelmus Debye "for his contributions to our knowledge of molecular structure through his investigations on dipole moments and on the diffraction of X-rays and electrons in gases"

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