Gustav Robert Kirchhoff , 1824–87, German physicist. He served as professor of physics at the universities of Breslau (1850–54), Heidelberg (1854–74), and Berlin (from 1875). He is known especially for his work with the in association with R. W. Bunsen, with whom he discovered the elements cesium and rubidium, and for his explanation of the Fraunhofer lines in the solar . He also did important research in electricity (he formulated ) and thermodynamics.
Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (12 March 1824 – 17 October 1887) was a who contributed to the fundamental understanding of , , and the emission of by heated objects.
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The German physicist Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887) is best remembered for his pioneering work in spectroscopy that permitted investigation of the chemical composition of stars.