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Willard Frank Libby
1960 Chemistry

* 1908 in Grand Valley/Colorado
+ 1980 in Los Angeles


Willard Frank

  American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949 development of radiocarbon dating,
a process which revolutionized archaeology and palaeontology.
For his contributions to the team that developed this process, Libby was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1960.

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