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Seaborg

Glenn Theodore. 1912--99, US chemist and nuclear physicist. With E.M. McMillan, he discovered several transuranic elements, including plutonium (1940), curium, and americium (1944), and shared a Nobel prize for chemistry 1951
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In California, the Seaborg family found not gold and glamour but extreme poverty.
Seaborg's prediction was offered as an alternative for housewives who might be uncomfortable with the idea of robot servants.
Actinium was the key element in giving the modern periodic table its shape, since Seaborg and his colleagues decided to cleave all the heavy elements known at the time--now called the actinides, after their first brother--and cordon them off at the bottom of the table.
It had a Nobelist (Glenn Seaborg), of course, and one of my favorites (W.O.) Baker who had run the physics department of AT&T for a long time.
Kalifornijoje Berklio laboratorijoje Glenas Teodoras Siborgas (Glenn Theodore Seaborg) ir Edvinas Matisonas Mak Milanas (Edwin Mattison McMillan) pirma karta susintetino plutoni.
In the March-April 1988 column, for example, we find: Query #2: Anna Seaborg (King County Library system, Seattle, WA) is looking for information on a French tango singer named Francis Cabrel.
(2) Seaborg, Glenn T., The Plutonium Economy of the Future, October 5, 1970, p.
Gr1 winners: Seaborg (GP Internacional Carlos Pellegrini, GP 25 de Mayo), Different (GP Carrera de la Estrellas, Spinster S., Beverly Hills H.), Emigrant (GP Ciudad de Buenos Aires, GP Felix de Alzaga Unzue Internacional), Body Glove (GP General San Martin), Victory Stripes (GP Enrique Acebal), Capo Total (GP Joaquin V.
He was present at the bombardment of Seaborg (in what is now Finland) in the Baltic in 1855-56 during the Crimean War period.
The annual Peter Seaborg Award for Civil War scholarship was presented by the George Tyler Moore Center for the Study of the Civil War to Donald R.
A focus on benefit rather than recognition is also the most logical way to reconcile the classic opinion in In re Seaborg (67) with the rest of the inherency canon.