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date: 28 January 2020

Hirschfelder, Joseph Oaklandlocked

(27 May 1911–30 March 1990)
  • Norm Cohen


Hirschfelder, Joseph Oakland (27 May 1911–30 March 1990), chemist and physicist, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of Arthur Douglas Hirschfelder, a physician and professor of pharmacology, and May Rosalie Straus. He received his B.S. degree from Yale University in 1931 and a double Ph.D. in theoretical chemistry and theoretical physics from Princeton University in 1936. Following a year as a postdoctoral fellow with ...

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