odd hassel

Hassel

[hah-suhl]
noun
Odd [awd] , 1897–1981, Norwegian chemist: Nobel Prize 1969.
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odd hassel

Norwegian physical chemist and corecipient, with Derek H.R. Barton of Great Britain, of the 1969 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work in establishing conformational analysis (the study of the three-dimensional geometric structure of molecules).

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