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Glenn T. Seaborg Ph.D.

Glenn T. Seaborg Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1951
Nobel Prize also awarded to Edwin M. McMillan
National Medal of Science - Chemistry 1991

Nuclear Chemist. Transuranium - Plutonium. Isotopes identification. Actinide concept. Atomic Bomb. Peaceful use of atomic energy. Advisor to 10 US Presidents. Swedish ancestry. Journal since age 8 yrs. Hiking.

Franck Report: "I had joined a committee of scientists who advocated the use of the atomic bomb for demonstration purposes. We hoped the enemy would see the destructive power of this weapon and immediately surrender. In June, 1945, we attempted to deliver our plan, the Franck Report, to President Truman. I don't know if he ever saw our work..."

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Meet Glenn Seaborg. Biography

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Author:
Darleane C. Hoffmann
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Journal of Nuclear Science and Technology 27 Aug 2014.
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Author:
Darleane C. Hoffman
Publisher:
The National Academy Press, Washington DC, 2000
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22
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Name: Glenn Theodore Seaborg
Birth: 19 April 1912, Ishpeming, MI, USA
Death: 25 February 1999, Lafayette, CA, USA
Affiliation: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for their discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements"
Field: nuclear chemistry
National Medal of Science - Chemistry 1991
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