Re: NANFA-- pH
Wed, 05 Dec 2001 12:34:40 -0500 (EST)

According to the Oxford Dictionary, the pH scale was originally introduced by
the Danish biochemist S.P.L. Sorensen in 1909 using the symbol pH. Other
symbols have been used in the past. The letter p is derived from the German
word potenz meaning power or exponent of.

--Dave Howe, Cranbury, New Jersey


> I was
> wondering if pH was originated as an abbreviation for longer words

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