American mathematical physicist and physical chemist who was an authority on statistical mechanics. He also made important contributions to special relativity, and theoretical cosmology in the years soon after Einstein's discovery of general relativity. He was a professor of physical chemistry and mathematical physics at the California Institute

414217Q714440Richard Chace TolmanRichard ChaceTolmanTolman,_Richard Chace18811948Richard C. TolmanAmerican mathematical physicist and physical chemist who was an authority on statistical mechanics. He also made important contributions to special relativity, and theoretical cosmology in the years soon after Einstein's discovery of general relativity. He was a professor of physical chemistry and mathematical physics at the California Institute

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