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Profile: Irving Langmuir

June 20, 2012


Irving Langmuir¬†was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1881. He graduated as a metallurgical engineer from the School of Mines at Columbia University in 1903. He obtained an MA and PhD from G√∂ttingen for work in Physical Chemistry under Walther Nernst. Langmuir worked as an Instructor in Chemistry at Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New […]