Irving Langmuir

About Irving Langmuir

Birth Day: January 31, 1881
Birth Place: New York
Died On: Aug 16, 1957 (age 76)
Birth Sign: Aquarius

Irving Langmuir Net Worth

Irving Langmuir was born on January 31, 1881 in New York. American chemist and physicist who invented the gas-filled incandescent lamp and the hydrogen welding technique while working at General Electric. He received a Nobel Prize in 1932 for his research in surface chemistry.
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💰 Net worth: 1.6 Million

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About

American Chemist and Physicist who invented the gas-filled incandescent lamp and the hydrogen welding technique while working at General Electric. He received a Nobel Prize in 1932 for his research in surface chemistry.

Before Fame

He attended the Columbia University School of Mines before earning his Ph.D. degree in 1906 under Nobel laureate Walther Nernst in Göttingen.

Trivia

He helped invent the high vacuum tube after doing conducting research on light bulbs and diffusion pumps.

Family Life

He married Marion Mersereau in 1912.

Associated With

He loosely inspired the character Dr. Felix Hoenikker in Kurt Vonnegut's novel 'Cat's Cradle.'