Langmuir, Irving

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Irving, U.S. chemist and Nobel laureate, 1881-1957.
Langmuir trough - a trough with a movable surface barrier for studying the compression of surface films.
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Gratzer, a British biophysicist and frequent contributor to Nature, calls this insistent embrace of an untenable hypothesis "communal derangement"; physicist Irving Langmuir called it "pathological science."
Interviews with Kurt Vonnegut, who used physicist Irving Langmuir as the model for Dr.
This theory was researched sporadically over the years until it was championed in the early 1900s by Irving Langmuir, a scientist working for General Electric in New York.