Foregoers - Nobel Prize Winners

Richard Zsigmondy

Richard Zsigmondy (1865-1929) was a recipient of the 1925 Nobel Prize in Chemistry „for his demonstration of the heterogeneous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods be used, which have since become fundamental importance in modern colloid chemistry”. He invented the ultramicroscope in the pursuit of his research. Zsigmondy was born in Vienna, but […]

Robert Bárány

Robert Bárány (1876-1936) was honored with the 1914 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medical Science „for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus”. In a speech he delivered upon receiving the Nobel prize in the discipline of otology, Bárány’s professional line, half a century later, George von Békésy spoke about the […]

Fülöp (Philipp von) Lénard

Fülöp (Philipp von) Lénard (1862-1947) was the first scientist born in Hungary to win the Nobel Prize. His scientific career started under Eötvös in Budapest, but he later moved to Germany where he died. He was honored in physics in 1905 „for his work in connection with cathode rays”. His principal sphere of research covered […]

Richard Zsigmondy

Richard Zsigmondy (1865-1929) was a recipient of the 1925 Nobel Prize in Chemistry „for his demonstration of the heterogeneous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods be used, which have since become fundamental importance in modern colloid chemistry”. He invented the ultramicroscope in the pursuit of his research. Zsigmondy was born in Vienna, but […]

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