Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (1 Aprile 1865 – 23 September 1929) wis an Austrick-Hungarian chemist. He wis kent for his research in colloids, for which he wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in chemistry in 1925. The crater Zsigmondy on the Muin is named in his honour.

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Richard Adolf Zsigmondy
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Born1 Apryle 1865(1865-04-01)
Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire
Died23 September 1929(1929-09-23) (aged 64)
Göttingen, Germany
NaitionalityAustrick
Alma materTechnical Varsity o Vienna
Varsity o Munich
AwairdsNobel Prize in Chemistry (1925)
Scientific career
FieldsChemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Vienna
Technical Varsity o Vienna
Varsity o Munich
Varsity o Graz
Varsity o Göttingen
Doctoral advisorWilhelm von Miller
InfluencedAugust Kundt


  1. Richard C. Frucht (2005). Eastern Europe: an introduction to the people, lands, and culture. ABC-CLIO. p. 394. ISBN 9781576078006. Retrieved 2009-06-06.