- Svan·te Au·gust [svahn-te ou-goo st] /ˈsvɑn tɛ ˈaʊ gʊst/, 1859–1927, Swedish physicist and chemist: Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1903.
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This resemblance had often been noted before Arrhenius elaborated his hypothesis.
Nevertheless, the all-explaining hypothesis of Arrhenius offers us once more a certain amount of aid.
Van tHoffs discoveries went far, but one more step was needed, and this was taken by Arrhenius in 1888.
One or two other curious points in connection with Arrhenius' hypothesis may be mentioned.
Comets' tails, Arrhenius assures us, are but another result of the pressure of light.
- Svante August (ˈsvantə ˈauɡʊst). 1859–1927, Swedish chemist and physicist, noted for his work on the theory of electrolytic dissociation: Nobel prize for chemistry 1903
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- Swedish physicist and chemist who developed the theory of electrolytic dissociation, which explained the process by which ions are formed or separated. For this work he was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1903. He also investigated osmosis, toxins, and antitoxins.
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