Paul Scherrer

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Birthday
3, 1890
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Sep 25, 1969 (79)
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
3, 1890
Birthplace
Switzerland
Death Date
Sep 25, 1969 (79)

About

Swiss physicist who was the Department of Physics at ETH Zurich.

Before Fame

He started attending ETH Zurich in 1908 and graduated from the University of Gottingen with a doctorate on the Faraday Effect in the hydrogen molecule.

Trivia

He studied nuclear physics in the 1930s and became president of the Schweizerischen Studienkommission für Atomenergie.

Family Life

He was raised with his family in St.Gallen, Switzerland.

Associated With

He was tutored by Peter Debye in 1916 and together they developed a procedure using x-rays for the structural analysis of crystals called the "Debye–Scherrer powder method".