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Morris Travers
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Born on 24th of January 1872
Died on 25th of August 1961

1872 - 1961. English chemist

Educated in London and France. Helped established Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore. Consultant on explosives during WWII. Helped William Ramsay determine the properties of argon and helium. Discovered krypton, neon and xenon. Elected FRS in 1904.

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