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Edith Kroupa

Creator:
Science Service
Title:
Edith Kroupa
Date:
1934
Summary:
Austrian research chemist Edith Kroupa, 1934. The original caption dated September 18, 1934, reads: "While revolution upset Vienna, Miss Edith Kroupa, research chemist working with a new method of microchemical analysis in the laboratory of Prof. A. Franke at the University of Vienna, analyzed a sample of radioactive rock from near Winnipeg, Canada," determining it to be over 1,725,000,000 years old. Earlier that same year, Kroupa and her colleague Friedrich Hecht had discovered triple-weight hydrogen
Cite As:
Acc. 90-105 - Science Service, Records, 1920s-1970s, Smithsonian Institution Archives
Topics:
Chemistry, Women scientists
Subjects:
Kroupa, Edith, University of Vienna
Form/Genre:
Black-and-White Prints
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-4975]
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!297365~!0#focus
Edith Kroupa, 1934, Smithsonian Institution Archives, SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA-SIA2008-4975].

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