Jean Baptiste Perrin

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Jean Baptiste Perrin
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Perrin in 1926
Born 30 September 1870(1870-09-30)
Lille, Fraunce
Died 17 Apryle 1942(1942-04-17) (aged 71)
New York City, USA
Naitionality Fraunce
Alma mater École Normale Supérieure
Kent for Naitur o cathode rays
Brownian motion
Awairds Matteucci Medal (1911)
Nobel Prize in Pheesics (1926)
Scientific career
Fields Pheesics
Institutions École Normale Supérieure
Varsity o Paris

Jean Baptiste Perrin ForMemRS[1] (30 September 1870 – 17 Aprile 1942) wis a French pheesicist who, in his studies o the Brownian motion o minute pairticles suspendit in liquids, verified Albert Einstein’s explanation o this phenomenon an tharebi confirmed the atomic naitur o matter. For this achievement he wis honoured wi the Nobel Prize for Pheesics in 1926.[2]

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  1. doi:10.1098/rsbm.1943.0004
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  2. doi:10.1001/jama.242.8.744
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