Richard Adolf Zsigmondy

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Birthday
1, 1865
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 23, 1929 (64)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
1, 1865
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
Sep 23, 1929 (64)

About

An Austrian chemist who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1925 for his research in colloids. His studies of colloids helped create cranberry and ruby colored glass objects.

Before Fame

He enjoyed climbing mountains with his brothers when he was younger.

Trivia

A crater on the moon is named "Zsigmondy" in recognition of his important work.

Family Life

He had two daughters with his wife Laura Luise Muller, who he married in 1903.

Associated With

He won the Noble Prize in chemistry like Ernest Rutherford.