Portrait of Theodore William Richards (1888–1928) in the laboratory. Richards was born in Germantown, Pennsylvania, and won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1914. He is best known for his exact determinations of the atomic weights of more than 30 chemical elements.
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