University of California
— Berkeley, California, 1916-1917 —Gilman Hall was built in 1916-17 to accomodate an expanded College of Chemistry under the leadership of Gilbert Newton Lewis. This building provided research laboratories and teaching facilities for faculty and students specializing in physical, inorganic, and nuclear chemistry. Work here by G. N. Lewis and K. S. Pitzer helped advance the field of chemical thermodynamics and molecular structure. Research performed in Gilman Hall has resulted in two Nobel Prizes: to William F. Giauque in 1949 for his studies on the behavior of substances at extremely low tempuratures, and to Glenn T. Seaborg in 1951 for discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements. Four other individuals who did research here subsequently received Nobel Prizes.
|Placed By||American Chemical Society|
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|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 9:30pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||10S E 565422 N 4191929|
|Decimal Degrees||37.87250000, -122.25613333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 52.35', W 122° 15.368'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 52' 21.00" N, 122° 15' 22.08" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1859-1899 South Dr, Berkeley CA 94720, US|
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