Simon, Francis Eugene

January 2009
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
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Simon, Francis Eugene (1893-1956) was a German-born British physicist. He made important contributions to science in the field of thermodynamics, the study of heat and other forms of energy and of the conversion of energy from one form to another. Simon specialized in cryogenics, the study of material at very low temperatures. In particular, he investigated the properties of liquid helium at very low temperatures.


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