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56 los alamos science number 26 2000 reflections on the legacy of a legend glenn t seaborg 1912–1999 david l clark and david e hobart. The discovery of a new element the element curium was discovered by glenn t seaborg, ralph a james and albert ghiorso in berkeley california in the year 1944. Glenn seaborg is best known for discovering the element plutonium, with edwin mcmillan they shared the nobel prize in chemistry for research into transuranic elements.
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Glenn t seaborg papers seaborg, glenn t (glenn theodore) 1951 awarded with edwin m mcmillan nobel prize in chemistry for the discovery of plutonium. Glenn seaborg helped create 10 transuranium elements and over 100 radioactive isotopes the plutonium he discovered was used in nuclear reactors and atomic bombs americium is used in smoke. Glenn theodore seaborg was born in ishpeming, michigan in 1912 he entered the university of california, los angeles in 1929, and received a phd in chemistry from the university of. Glenn t seaborg news nobel prize-winning chemist glenn t seaborg, who played a key role in the discovery of plutonium and other heavy elements. The double-edged fame of the great american chemist and nobel laureate glenn t seaborg the chemistry of war and peace 'discovered' plutonium and headed the.