Lars Onsager

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Birthday
27, 1903
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Oct 5, 1976 (72)
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
27, 1903
Birthplace
Norway
Death Date
Oct 5, 1976 (72)

About

Norwegian-born American physical chemist and theoretical physicist who was awarded the 1968 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the quantization of magnetic flux in metals.

Before Fame

He earned a degree in Chemical Engineering from the Norwegian Institute of Technology in 1925.

Trivia

He worked on the magnetic properties of metals

Family Life

He was married to his wife, Gretly, until his death while on a Fulbright scholarship at Cambridge University.

Associated With

He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry four years after Dorothy Hodgkin did.

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