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Hevesy

Georg von . 1885--1966, Hungarian chemist. He worked on radioactive tracing and, with D. Coster, discovered the element hafnium (1923): Nobel prize for chemistry 1943
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42] Dirk Coster & George De Hevesy, Nature 111 (1923), 79.
Debye 1936 5 George De Hevesy 1943 7 Otto Diels 1950 7 Kurt Alder 1950 6 Edwin M.
In 1918 Hevesy decided to make use of a radioactive isotope of lead, formed by uranium breakdown.
In later years, Hevesy followed the manner in which plants absorbed and distributed water by spiking it with a tiny quantity of radiolead compound that he could follow accurately.
Nevertheless, Hevesy had pointed out the potential of the technique, and the time was to come when it was to be a superb and essential tool for biochemists and others.
About The Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Medicine Pioneer Award
Each year, SNM presents the Georg Charles de Hevesy Nuclear Medicine Pioneer Award to an individual (or individuals) for outstanding contributions to the field of nuclear medicine.