The Travelling Exhibition “The Story of a Drop”

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K. Stejskalová

J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Prague


The traveling exhibition on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded to Jaroslav Heyrovský gives the life story of the Prize winner using photographs, films, documents and other exhibits. The aim of the exhibition is to introduce the personality of Jaroslav Heyrovský (1890 – 1967), the scientist who devoted his life to physical chemistry. He founded at the Faculty of Science of the Charles University in Prague a polarographic school and, later on, he was the head of the Polarographic Institute of the then Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences,. Thus Czechoslovakia became the international centre of research of the new method which found wide applications in many fields. The exhibition is organized by the J. Heyrovský Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic.


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