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Svante August
[svahn-te ou-goo st] /ˈsvɑn tɛ ˈaʊ gʊst/ (Show IPA), 1859–1927, Swedish physicist and chemist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903.
Historical Examples

He has trained in his laboratory Arrhenius, Nernst, and many others of almost equal eminence.
Major Prophets of To-Day Edwin E. Slosson

Nevertheless, the all-explaining hypothesis of Arrhenius offers us once more a certain amount of aid.
Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss

Comets’ tails, Arrhenius assures us, are but another result of the pressure of light.
Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss

One or two other curious points in connection with Arrhenius’ hypothesis may be mentioned.
Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss

The lower plate in an Arrhenius cell is covered with concentrated hydrochloric acid.
The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz

Arrhenius has pointed out that the coefficient of affinity of an acid is proportional to its electrolytic ionization.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 2 Various

Van tHoffs discoveries went far, but one more step was needed, and this was taken by Arrhenius in 1888.
Appletons’ Popular Science Monthly, May, 1900 Various

Arrhenius made a calculation of the effect, taking into account all the rather involved changes produced by the salt.
The Elements of Qualitative Chemical Analysis, vol. 1, parts 1 and 2. Julius Stieglitz

This resemblance had often been noted before Arrhenius elaborated his hypothesis.
Curiosities of the Sky Garrett Serviss

The second column of the table gives the mean heights in metres above sea level of the several continents, as cited by Arrhenius.
The Birth-Time of the World and Other Scientific Essays J. (John) Joly

Svante August (ˈsvantə ˈauɡʊst). 1859–1927, Swedish chemist and physicist, noted for his work on the theory of electrolytic dissociation: Nobel prize for chemistry 1903
Swedish physicist and chemist who developed the theory of electrolytic dissociation, which explained the process by which ions are formed or separated. For this work he was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1903. He also investigated osmosis, toxins, and antitoxins.


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