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Walther Nernst

Chemist (25-Jun-1864 — 18-Nov-1941)


Diana Kormos Barkan. Walther Nernst and the Transition to Modern Physical Science. Cambridge University Press. 1998. 288pp.

Hans-Georg Bartel; Rudolf P. Huebener. Walther Nernst: Pioneer of Physics and of Chemistry. Singapore: World Scientific. 2007. 394pp.

Kurt Mendelssohn. The World of Walther Nernst: The Rise and Fall of German Science. University of Pittsburgh Press. 1973. 191pp.


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  4. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.549)

  5. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.514)

  6. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.1073)

  7. Asimov's Biographical Encyclopedia of Science and Technology (p.355)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.366)

  9. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.354)

  10. The Hutchinson Dictionary of Ideas (p.374)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.146)

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