Death of William Nunn Lipscomb, Jr.

December 9, 1919 - April 14, 2011
Cambridge, Massachusetts | Age 91

Nobel laureate dies at 91
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RODRIQUE NGOWI, The Associated Press

BOSTON (AP) — William Nunn Lipscomb Jr., a Harvard University professor who won the Nobel chemistry prize in 1976 for his research on the structure of molecules and on chemical bonding and mentored several other future Nobel laureates, has died. He was 91.

Lipscomb, himself a protégé of two-time Nobel laureate Linus Pauling, died Thursday night at Mt. Auburn Hospital in Cambridge, Mass., of pneumonia and complications from a fall, said...

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