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Lord George Porter
George Porter came from Stainforth and went to Leeds University to study physics whereupon he developed a groundbreaking career in physics and specifically in dye's and photosynthesis. He was knighted in 1972 and also won 1967 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry for (with Ronald George Wreford Norrish) their studies of extremely fast chemical reactions, effected by disturbing the equlibrium by means of very short pulses of energy.
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