Josiah Willard Gibbs

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Noun1.Josiah Willard Gibbs - United States chemist (1839-1903)
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But perhaps the greatest of all of New Haven's 19th-century savants was Josiah Willard Gibbs, one of America's first scientists of international rank and among the most brilliant theoretical physicists of all time.
It is the year Willard Gibbs is born, the first son and fourth child of Josiah Willard Gibbs, a professor of religion at Yale interested in "the new comparative study of languages." It is also the year that 53 Africans brought from West Africa to Cuba overcome their captors and reach Long Island in the boat they commandeer.