Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present
Sir William Ramsay
Standard Name: Ramsay, Sir William,, 1852 - 1916
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10 December 1904: Two British scientists won Nobel Prizes:...
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10 December 1904
Two British scientists won Nobel
Prizes: Sir William Ramsay
in Chemistry for his discovery of inert gaseous elements in air, and John William Strutt
in Physics for investigating the densities of argon and other gases.
November 1911: Georges Claude of France took out a patent...
of France took out a patent on neon tubular lighingt (which actually contains other inert gases as well as neon). New, unprecedentedly brilliant neon signs quickly produced a revolution in the appearance of...