William Giauque

William Francis Giauque (/iˈk/;[1] Mey 12, 1895 – Mairch 28, 1982) wis an American chemist an Nobel laureate recognised in 1949 for his studies in the properties o matter at temperaturs close tae absolute zero. He spent virtually aw o his eddicational an professional career at the Varsity o Californie, Berkeley.

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William Francis Giauque
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Born12 Mey 1895(1895-05-12)
Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canadae
Died28 Mairch 1982( 1982-03-28) (aged 86)
Berkeley, Californie
Alma materVarsity o Californie, Berkeley
AwairdsElliott Cresson Medal (1937)
Nobel Prize for Chemistry (1949)
Willard Gibbs Awaird (1951)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesical chemistry
InstitutionsVarsity o Californie, Berkeley
Doctoral advisorGeorge Ernest Gibson,
Gilbert N. Lewis


  1. The Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 2004.