Henry Moseley facts for kids
|Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley|
Henry G. J. Moseley
23 November 1887|
Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
|Died||10 October 1915
Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire
|Alma mater||Trinity College, University of Oxford
University of Manchester
|Known for||Atomic Number, Moseley's Law|
Moseley worked on many theories about the atomic number. This soon became known as Moseley's law in X-ray spectra. Moseley's Law helped prove many ideas in chemistry by organizing the chemical elements of the periodic table of the elements in a quite logical order based on their physics.
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Blue plaque erected by the Royal Society of Chemistry on the Townsend Building of the Clarendon Laboratory at Oxford in 2007, commemorating Moseley's early 20th-century research work on X-rays emitted by elements.
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