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Alan Walsh pioneers the field of atomic absorption spectroscopy, an important quantitative spectroscopy method that allows one to measure specific concentrations of a material in a mixture.

Robert Burns Woodward, Geoffrey Wilkinson, and Ernst Otto Fischer discover the structure of ferrocene, one of the founding discoveries of the field of organometallic chemistry.

The Hershey-Chase experiment proves the genetic information of phages (and all other organisms) to be DNA

30 March 1952 discovery of 1824 Haworth


Bubble Chamber, D. Glaser

24 April 1952, Death of Hendrik Anthony Kramers

27 April 1952 Death of Guido Castelnuovo

1952 Death of Vladimir Nikolayevich Ipatieff

1952 Death of Sir Charles Scott Sherrington

1952 Death of Nevil Vincent Sidgwick

1952 Birth of Katsunobu Oide

Nobel Prize

Physics to Felix Bloch and Edward Mills Purcell "for their development of new methods for nuclear magnetic precision measurements and discoveries in connection therewith"

Chemistry to Archer John Porter Martin and Richard Laurence Millington Synge "for their invention of partition chromatography"

Physiology or Medicine to Selman Abraham Waksman "for his discovery of streptomycin, the first antibiotic effective against tuberculosis"

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