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The life and work of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Georg von Hevesy

The chemist Peter Gräber will hold a lecture at the University of Freiburg on July 3, 2017

Freiburg, Jun 27, 2017

The life and work of Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Georg von Hevesy

Source: University of Freiburg

Born in 1885, Georg von Hevesy  is considered the father of nuclear medicine and was the co-discovered of the chemical element hafnium. In 1943 he received the Nobel Peace Prize in Chemistry for developing isotopic labeling. Hevesy was a professor of physical chemistry at the University of Freiburg from 1926 to 1934. Prof. Dr. Peter Gräber, who is a professor at the Institute of Physical Chemistry today, will dedicate his lecture to Georg von Hevesy’s biography and discoveries and will delve into his time in Freiburg in particular.

  • What: Lecture

  • When: July 3, 2017, 5:15pm

  • Where:
    Institute for Physical Chemistry
    Lecture Hall Chemistry
    Albertstraße 21
    79104 Freiburg

  • The event is open to the general public.

  • Host: German Chemists’ Society, local chapter Freiburg-South Baden (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V., Ortsverband Freiburg-Südbaden)

  • Contact information: , Tel.: +49 (0) 761 203-6131

  • Pre-registration is not required.

  • The event is free of admission.

  • The lecture will be held in German.

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