Glenn T. Seaborg

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United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)

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Nuclear power] could solve the problem of [supplying] adequate energy for future generations," chemist Glenn Seaborg wrote to President Kennedy in 1962.
Glenn Seaborg, the Nobel Laureate; and Bernt Balchen, the Norwegian-American Aviator and polar explorer who was technical advisor to Amelia Earhart on her solo trans-Atlantic crossing.
The last major change to the table was in the 1940s, when Nobel Laureate Glenn Seaborg at the University of California, Berkeley created a separate group for the lanthanides and actinides--the rare earth and radioactive elements.
For his outstanding contributions to nuclear chemistry he received, in 1982, the ACS Award in Nuclear Chemistry, in 1988 the Glenn Seaborg Medal of the American Nuclear Society, and in 1990 the Prix du Quebec (Marie-Victorin) - the premier award in the Province of Quebec for a scientist.
It was named ``seaborgium'' after the famed Berkeley chemist Glenn Seaborg.
Navy, Spurgeon served aboard two submarines, was a ship superintendent in a naval shipyard and was assigned on loan to the Atomic Energy Commission as Technical Assistant to Commissioner "Tommy" Thompson and later Chairman Glenn Seaborg.
Seaborgium, the heavy element named after Glenn Seaborg, a winner of the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has claimed its rightful place on the periodic table.
The Chemistry Nobelists Name Award Field Year Ernest Rutherford Disintegration of elements and chemistry 1908 of radioactive substances Marie Curie Discovery of radium and 1911 polonium Frederick Soddy Chemistry of radioactive 1921 substances and origin and nature of isotopes Francis Aston Discovery of isotopes of 1922 many elements by mass spectroscopy Harold Urey Discovery of heavy 1934 hydrogen Frederic Joliot & Synthesis of new radio- 1935 Irene Joliot-Curie active elements George de Hevesy Isotopes as tracers in 1943 chemical research Otto Hahn Discovery of atomic 1944 fission Glenn Seaborg & Discoveries of 1951 Edwin McMillan transuranium elements Willard Libby Development of radiocarbon dating 1960
Nobel Laureate Glenn Seaborg was a judge of this competition for four decades.