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Moseley, Henry

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Pronunciation: /ˈməʊzli
 
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Definition of Moseley, Henry in English:

( 1887–1915), English physicist; full name Henry Gwyn Jeffreys Moseley. He determined the atomic numbers of elements from their X-ray spectra, demonstrated that an element’s chemical properties are determined by this number, and showed that there are only ninety-two naturally occurring elements.

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