George Porter

British chemist (1920-2002)

George Hornidge Porter (6 December 192031 August 2002) was a British chemist, who was awarded, together with Manfred Eigen and Ronald George Wreyford Norrish the 1967 Nobel Chemistry Prize "for their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equlibrium by means of very short pulses of energy".

George Porter

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  • Science is, on the whole, an informal activity, a life of shirt sleeves and coffee served in beakers.

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