Theodor Svedberg

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Birthday
30, 1884
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Feb 25, 1971 (86)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
30, 1884
Birthplace
Sweden
Death Date
Feb 25, 1971 (86)

About

Swedish chemist who the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1926. He helped develop the analytical ultracentrifugation technique to study colloids and proteins.

Before Fame

He studied biochemistry at Uppsala University.

Trivia

He had a unit of measurement, the svedberg (S), named in his honor.

Family Life

He was born in Fleräng, Valbo, Gävleborg, Sweden.

Associated With

His research on colloids provided evidence for Albert Einstein's theory of Brownian motion.