The Scientific Character of William N. Lipscomb, Jr.

William Lipscomb (Chemistry Nobel 1976) biography, CV, awards, publications, humor in science, Nobel scrapbook, scientific aggression, and stories.

Lipscomb was a professor of chemistry at the University of Minnesota, the Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Chemistry at Harvard University, and the 1976 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry.
William Lipscomb
William N. Lipscomb, Jr.
December 9, 1919 - April 14, 2011
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Biographical Information and Publications
  1. Biographical information (CV, Awards, etc.)
  2. Publications and writings
Science Humor
  1. Direct from Bill
    1. About Bill
      Nobel Prize Scrapbook
      1. Nobel congratulatory letters
      2. 80th birthday letters
      Scientific Aggression as a Way of Life
      1. Bill's ultimate scientific aggression
      2. Confronting destructive personal aggression
      3. Influencing a life
      4. A Harvard hypothesis
      Early-Years Family Stories
      1. Bill, the son
      2. Bill, the father
      3. Billy finds his profession
      1. Contributed to this website
      2. External Remembrances

      This website is by and collected by his son, James Lipscomb.
       James is here        Home page

      Photo credit: William Lipscomb at his desk from his collection, reprinted here with permission from William Lipscomb.

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