nernst : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
News & Articles
- Elizabeth Kolbert: The clash over population growth.
On May 12, 1907, toward the end of the annual meeting of the German Bunsen Society, which was held that year in Hamburg, a distinguished chemist named Walther Nernst insulted a not so distinguished junior colleague named Fritz Haber. The topic of the put-down—the synthesis of ammonia . . .
Oct. 14, 2013 - The New Yorker