Peter Atkins

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1940 –

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Who is Peter Atkins?

Peter William Atkins FRSC is a British chemist and former Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Lincoln College. He is a prolific writer of popular chemistry textbooks, including Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Molecular Quantum Mechanics. Atkins is also the author of a number of popular science books, including Atkins' Molecules, Galileo's Finger: The Ten Great Ideas of Science and On Being.

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Born
Aug 10, 1940
Amersham
Also known as
  • P.W. Atkins
  • Peter William Atkins
Spouses
Religion
  • Atheism
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • University of Leicester
Lived in
  • Oxford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013