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Willard Frank Libby
* 1908 in Grand Valley/Colorado
+ 1980 in Los Angeles
American physical chemist noted for his role in the 1949
development of radiocarbon dating,
a process which revolutionized archaeology and palaeontology.
For his contributions to the team that developed this process,
Libby was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1960.
2017 J. Giesen