Awards & Winners

Walther Nernst

Date of Birth 25-June-1864
Place of Birth Wąbrzeźno
(Poland, Wąbrzeźno County, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship)
Nationality Germany
Also know as Walther Hermann Nernst
Profession Chemist, Physicist
Walther Hermann Nernst, ForMemRS was a German physical chemist and physicist who is known for his theories behind the calculation of chemical affinity as embodied in the third law of thermodynamics, for which he won the 1920 Nobel Prize in chemistry. Nernst helped establish the modern field of physical chemistry and contributed to electrochemistry, thermodynamics, solid state chemistry and photochemistry. He is also known for developing the Nernst equation.

Awards by Walther Nernst

Check all the awards nominated and won by Walther Nernst.


Nobel Prize in Chemistry
(in recognition of his work in thermochemistry)