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Kazimierz Fajans

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Birthday
27, 1887
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
May 18, 1975 (87)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
27, 1887
Birthplace
Warsaw, Poland
Death Date
May 18, 1975 (87)

About

Pioneer in the science of radioactivity who found the half-lives of several elements and discovered several key laws of radioactivity. He is also know for his Displacement law and his Rules for co-precipitaton.

Before Fame

After completing his studies in chemistry and radioactivity, he taught at several German universities, before fleeing to American to escape Nazi persecution.

Trivia

Working his with partner Henry G. Moseley, his important discoveries would go on to help future scientists separate out and clean small amounts of radioactive substances.

Family Life

He was born in Warsaw, Poland.

Associated With

His breakthrough work came in the laboratories of Ernest Rutherford.