Francis William Aston

Francis William Aston

Born: September 1, 1877

Died: November 20, 1945

Nationality: British

Occupation: Scientist

Biography: Francis William Aston FRS was a British chemist and physicist who won the 1922 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his discovery, by means of his mass spectrograph, of isotopes, in a large number of non-radioactive elements, and for his enunciation of the whole number rule. He was a fellow of the Royal Society and Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge.

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