Theodore William Richards, Ph.D.

Affiliations: 
Chemistry Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States 
Area:
atomic weights
Website:
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1914/richards.html
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(1868 - 1928)
http://www.nasonline.org/publications/biographical-memoirs/memoir-pdfs/richards-theodore-w.pdf
http://www.scs.illinois.edu/~mainzv/Web_Genealogy/Info/richardstw.pdf
http://chemistry.library.nd.edu/resources/genealogy/chemistry/documents/RichardsTW.pdf
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1914 was awarded to Theodore W. Richards "in recognition of his accurate determinations of the atomic weight of a large number of chemical elements".

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Parents

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Josiah Parsons Cooke grad student 1888 Harvard
 (The relative values of the atomic weights of hydrogen and oxygen)
Viktor Meyer post-doc 1889 Universität Göttingen
Walther Nernst post-doc 1895 Universität Göttingen
Wilhelm Friedrich Ostwald post-doc 1895 University of Leipzig

Children

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R. Norris Shreve research assistant 1907 Harvard
Gregory P. Baxter grad student 1899 Harvard
Gilbert N. Lewis grad student 1899 Harvard
Arthur B. Lamb grad student 1904 Harvard
George Shannon Forbes grad student 1905 Harvard
Hobart Hurd Willard grad student 1909 Harvard
Farrington Daniels grad student 1914 Harvard
James Bryant Conant grad student 1915-1916 Harvard
Norris F. Hall grad student 1917 Harvard
Walter Cecil Schumb grad student 1918 Harvard
Otto Maass grad student 1919 Harvard
Charles Phelps Smyth grad student 1921 Harvard
Frank Thompson Gucker grad student 1925 Harvard
Malcolm Dole grad student 1928 Harvard
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Richards TW, Phillips AW. (1929) The atomic weight of copper from the Lake Superior Region and from Chile Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 400-410
Richards TW. (1929) Heats of dilution and heat capacities of hydrochloric acid solutions Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 727-730
Richards TW, Mair BJ. (1929) A study of the thermochemical behavior of weak electrolytes Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 740-748
Richards TW, Hall LP. (1929) Specific heats of sodium and potassium hydroxide solutions Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 707-712
Richards TW, Mair BJ. (1929) The heat of neutralization of acetic acid Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 737-740
Richards TW, Gucker FT. (1929) The heats of dilution of sodium hydroxide, acetic acid and sodium acetate, and their bearing on heat capacities and heat of neutralization Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 712-725
Richards TW, Françon M. (1929) The decomposition of mercurous chloride in concentrated solutions of other chlorides Journal of Physical Chemistry. 33: 936-950
Richards TW, Dole M. (1929) The heats of dilution and specific heats of barium and calcium chloride solutions Journal of the American Chemical Society. 51: 794-802
Richards TW. (1928) A brief review of a study of cohesion and chemical attraction Transactions of the Faraday Society. 24: 111-120
Richards TW. (1928) Editor's outlook Journal of Chemical Education. 5: 783-784
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