James Dewar

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Sir James Dewar
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Sir James Dewar FRS
Born20 September 1842(1842-09-20)
Kincardine-on-Forth, Scotland
Died27 Mairch 1923(1923-03-27) (aged 80)
Lunnon, Ingland
NaitionalityScots / Breetish
Alma materVarsity o Edinburgh
Kent forLiquid oxygen
Liquid hydrogen
AwairdsHodgkins gowd medal (Smithsonian Institution)
Lavoisier Medal (French Academy o Sciences)
Albert Medal (Ryal Society o Airts)
Rumford Medal (1894)
Franklin Medal (1919)
Scientific career
FieldsPheesics
Chemistry
InstitutionsRyal Institution
Varsity o Cambridge
Doctoral advisorLaird Playfair

Sir James Dewar FRS (20 September 1842 – 27 Mairch 1923) wis a Scots chemist an pheesicist. He is probably best-kent the day for his invention o the Dewar flask, which he uised in conjunction wi extensive research intae the liquefaction o gases.