Definition of Bunsen, Robert in English:

Bunsen, Robert

Line breaks: Rob¦ert Bun¦sen
Pronunciation: /ˈbʌns(ə)n
, ˈbʊnzn/
( 1811–99), German chemist; full name Robert Wilhelm Eberhard Bunsen. With Gustav Kirchhoff he pioneered spectroscopy, detecting new elements (caesium and rubidium) and determining the composition of many substances and of the sun and stars. He designed numerous items of chemical apparatus, notably the Bunsen burner (1855).

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