Impact of contributions of Glenn T. Seaborg on nuclear science

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Glenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-199) was a world-renowned nuclear chemist, a Nobel Laureate in chemistry in 1951, co-discoverer of plutonium and nine other transuranium elements, Chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission from 1961-71, scientific advisor to ten U.S. presidents, active in national and international professional societies, an advocate for nuclear power as well as for a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty, a prolific writer, an avid hiker, environmentalist, and sports enthusiast. He was known and esteemed not only by chemists and other scientists throughout the world, but also by lay people, politicians, statesmen, and students of all ages. This memorial ... continued below

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Hoffman, Darleane C. December 26, 2000.

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Glenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-199) was a world-renowned nuclear chemist, a Nobel Laureate in chemistry in 1951, co-discoverer of plutonium and nine other transuranium elements, Chairman of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission from 1961-71, scientific advisor to ten U.S. presidents, active in national and international professional societies, an advocate for nuclear power as well as for a comprehensive nuclear test ban treaty, a prolific writer, an avid hiker, environmentalist, and sports enthusiast. He was known and esteemed not only by chemists and other scientists throughout the world, but also by lay people, politicians, statesmen, and students of all ages. This memorial includes a brief glimpse of Glenn Seaborg's early life and education, describes some of his major contributions to nuclear science over his long and fruitful career, and highlights the profound impact of his contributions on nuclear science, both in the U.S. and in the international community.

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INIS; OSTI as DE00791813

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  • Other Information: PBD: 26 Dec 2000

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  • Report No.: LBNL--49399
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098
  • DOI: 10.2172/791813 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 791813
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc741945

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Hoffman, Darleane C. Impact of contributions of Glenn T. Seaborg on nuclear science, report, December 26, 2000; Berkeley, California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc741945/: accessed November 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.