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Moissan

[mwa-sahn]
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  1. Hen·ri [ahn-ree] /ɑ̃ˈri/, 1852–1907, French chemist: Nobel prize 1906.
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  • "It cannot be, surely it cannot be," said Professor Moissan at length.

    Edison's Conquest of Mars

    Garrett Putnam Serviss

  • "I will explain to you my notion," said Professor Moissan, the great French chemist.

    Edison's Conquest of Mars

    Garrett Putnam Serviss

  • To appreciate this it is necessary to recall the way in which Moissan made his diamonds.

    Curiosities of the Sky

    Garrett Serviss

  • Moissan, however, was not the first to produce diamonds artificially.

  • The study of diamonds led Moissan to believe that in nature they are formed by the cooling of a melted mixture of iron and carbon.

    The Story of Great Inventions

    Elmer Ellsworth Burns