On This Day – November 27 : Norwegian chemist Lars Onsager was born on this day in 1903

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He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1968 for his work on a general theory of irreversible chemical processes. This is known as Onsager's reciprocal relations, which can be described as a universal natural law, and holds great scope and importance in physics and chemistry.

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