Heinz Paneth in Native American Costume
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Heinz Paneth in Native American costume, Berlin Friedrich Adolf Paneth (August 31, 1887, Vienna - September 17, 1958) was an Austrian-born British chemist. Fleeing the Nazis, he escaped to Britain and became a British citizen in 1939 but returned as director of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in 1953. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1947. The mineral Panethite is named after him, as is the lunar crater Paneth.