Author:William Ramsay (1852-1916)

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William Ramsay

KCB; Scottish chemist who discovered the noble gases and received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1904 "in recognition of his services in the discovery of the inert gaseous elements in air" with John William Strutt

William Ramsay


  • The Gases of the Atmosphere (Fourth edition: 1915) (transcription project)
  • "On the Influence of various Substances in Accelerating the Precipitation of Clay suspended in Water. With a Note by Prof. Ramsay" in the Quarterly Journal of the Geological Society of London volume 32, pages 129–133 (1876)
  • "The Inert Constituents of the Atmosphere" in Popular Science Monthly, 59 (October 1901), pp. 581–595

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