Tribute at Oxford RSC Landmark event for First World War's Lost Scientist
04 October 2007
Henry Moseley, the great X-ray physicist whose discoveries enhanced chemistry too, was honoured at the University of Oxford when the RSC unveiled a plaque to commemorate his work there early in the 20th century.
Volunteering to fight in the First World War he was killed by the Turks in 1915 during the ill-fated Dardanelles landings at the age of 27.
The Minister-Counsellor, Mr Atilay Ersan, from the Turkish Embassy in London
In an act of reconciliation the Turkish embassy in London office sent its Minister Counsellor (pictured) to speak at the unveiling ceremony.
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