Awards & Winners

Jean Baptiste Perrin

Date of Birth 30-September-1870
Place of Birth Lille
(Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France)
Nationality France
Profession Physicist
Jean Baptiste Perrin ForMemRS was a French physicist who, in his studies of the Brownian motion of minute particles suspended in liquids, verified Albert Einstein’s explanation of this phenomenon and thereby confirmed the atomic nature of matter. For this achievement he was honoured with the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1926.

Awards by Jean Baptiste Perrin

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Nobel Prize in Physics
(for his work on the discontinuous structure of matter, and especially for his discovery of sedimentation equilibrium)