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 (lĭb′ē), Willard Frank 1908-1980.
American chemist. He won a 1960 Nobel Prize for developing the method of radiocarbon dating.


(Biography) Willard Frank. 1908–80, US chemist, who devised the technique of radiocarbon dating: Nobel prize for chemistry 1960


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Willard Frank, 1908–80, U.S. chemist: Nobel prize 1960.
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Noun1.Libby - United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)Libby - United States chemist who developed a method of radiocarbon dating (1908-1980)
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