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Author photo. Image from <b><i>Leading American men of science</i></b> (1910) by David Starr Jordan

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J. Willard Gibbs (1839–1903)

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Beginning in 1866, Gibbs spent 3 years in Europe where he studied with Kirchhoff and Helmholtz, among others. Several Nobelists based their work at least in part on the work of Gibbs.
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