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On This Day – June 25 : German physical chemist Walther Hermann Nernst was born on this day in 1864

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He was a pioneer in physical chemistry. Nernst is best known for his theories relating to the calculation of chemical affinity, which is the ability of chemicals to form compounds with one another. He won the 1920 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar