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On This Day – October 31 : American physicist and chemist Robert S. Mulliken died on this day in 1986

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He was awarded the 1966 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work on chemical bonds and describing the electronic structure of molecules using the molecular orbital method. His research still leads this field.

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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