Irving Langmuir


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Noun1.Irving Langmuir - United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)Irving Langmuir - United States chemist who studied surface chemistry and developed the gas-filled tungsten lamp and worked on high temperature electrical discharges (1881-1957)
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Let's just start in the early 1950s, when the Nobel prizewinning chemist Irving Langmuir laid out a set of warning signs about identifying scientific ideas that might not conform to reality.
His uncle, Irving Langmuir, a physicist and chemist, won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1932.
This was the high point of her career and Irving Langmuir nominated her for a Nobel Prize.