|Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley|
|Born||23 November 1887
Weymouth, Dorset, United Kingdom
|Died||10 October 1915
Gallipoli, Ottoman Empire
|Alma mater||Trinity College, University of Oxford
University of Manchester
|Known for||Atomic Number, Moseley's Law|
Moseley worked on many theories about the atomic number. This soon became known as Moseley's law in X-ray spectra. Moseley's Law helped prove many ideas in chemistry by organizing the chemical elements of the periodic table of the elements in a quite logical order based on their physics.
Further reading[change | change source]
- Heilbron, John L. (1974). H. G. J. Moseley: The Life and Letters of an English Physicist, 1887-1915. Berkeley and Los Angeles, California: University of California Press.
- Jaffe, Bernard (1971). Moseley and the Numbering of the Elements. Garden City, New York: Anchor Books.
- Scerri, Eric R. (2007). The Periodic Table: Its Story and Its Significance. Oxford: Oxford University Press.