Lonsdale Kathleen Yardley
Lons·dale(lŏnz′dāl′), Dame Kathleen Yardley 1903-1971.
Irish physicist. In 1929 her x-ray analysis showed that the carbon atoms in the benzene ring are arranged hexagonally and are in the same plane.
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