Category: BIOGRAPHY

Alfred Nobel Sang Penemu Dinamit (Nitrogliserin) dan Sejarah Penghargaan Nobel

Materi Kimia – Pada tanggal 5 Oktober 2010, dua Ilmuan Rusia mendapatkan penghargaan nobel (Nobel Prize) bidang Fisika atas temuanya dalam mengisolasi graphene. Graphene sendiri merupakan susunan atom karbon dalam kerangka heksagonal yang menyerupai sarang lebah yang membentuk satu lembaran setipis satu atom (Eko Widiatmoko, dalam penelitiannya tentang Graphene: Sifat, Pabrikasi, dan Aplikasinya). Yang akan

Antoine-Jerome Balard [1802-1876]

Balard was born in Montpellier in southern France, and studied there at the School of Pharmacy. After graduating in 1826, he remained at Montpellier as a demonstrator in chemistry. In 1825, while investigating the salts contained in seawater, he discovered a dark red liquid, which he proved was an element with properties similar to chlorine

Peter Armbruster [1931-]

He was born in Dachau (Bavaria) in 1931. He studied physics at the Technical University of Stuttgart and Munchen, and obtained his Ph.D. in 1961 under H. Maier-Leibniz, Technical University Munchen. His major research fields were fission, interaction of heavy ions in matter and atomic physics with fission product beams at the Research Center of

Philip Hauge Abelson [1913-]

Abelson, who was born in Tacoma, was educated at Washington State College and at the University of California at Berkeley, where he obtained his PhD in 1939. Apart from the war years at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington, he spent most of his career at the Carnegie Institution, Washington, serving as the director of