Herbert Hauptman Dies

Herbert Hauptman, who shared the 1985 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has died, reports The New York Times. He was 94. Hauptman, a mathematician, worked with chemist Jerome Karle, a classmate from City College, to develop equations to interpret X-ray crystallography films, an advance that greatly sped up the work of analyzing molecular structures.

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