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Reference numberEC/1928/16
Previous numbersCert XIV, 55; A55870
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TitleWhytlaw-Gray, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society
DescriptionDate stamp on reverse
CitationDistinguished for his researches in Physical and Inorganic Chemistry, especially in the application of the determinations of the densities and combining volumes of gases to the atomic weights of the constituent elements. Was the first to correct Stas' atomic weight of nitrogen. With Sir William Ramsay determined the density of radium emanation and the atomic weight of radium. With collaborators carried out various researches on the compressibilities and limiting densities of various gases. Determined the critical constants and ortho-basic densities of xenon. Has carried out extensive researches for the Chemical Warfare Department on the behaviour of clouds and smokes.
ProposersF G Donnan; J N Collie; A W Porter; James Walker; E C C Baly; H B Dixon; F Soddy; A Smithells; M W Travers
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Whytlaw-Gray, Robert: certificate of election to the Royal Society

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NA1442Whytlaw-Gray; Robert (1877 - 1958)1877 - 1958
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