THE death of Count Hilaire de Chardonnet in Paris on March 12 will be regretted in the world of science. A career of consistent devotion to a scientific-technical ideal through a long life of eighty-four years, and closing without diminution of vital-even passionate-interest in his work, impresses the immediate sense of loss, which at once gives place to the pleasing recognition of so much positive achievement.
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Count Hilaire de Chardonnet. Nature 113, 501–502 (1924). https://doi.org/10.1038/113501b0