Walther Hermann Nernst

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Noun1.Walther Hermann Nernst - German physicist and chemist who formulated the third law of thermodynamics (1864-1941)
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In 1906, however, the German physical chemist Walther Hermann Nernst (1864-1941) advanced thermodynamic reasons for supposing that absolute zero could not be reached by any technique.