William Hyde Wollaston


  He was an English chemist and physicist who discovered palladium and rhodium. Wollaston discovered a process for making platinum malleable by the use of aqua regia, thereby allowing the facile construction of platinum crucibles.


  1. "The Road to Karlsruhe" article in the Hexagon of Alpha Chi Sigma

  2. Photographs in the Deutsches Museum in Munich (München), Germany

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