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TitleSpecial Lecture in Memory of Glenn Theodore Seaborg (19 April 1912 - 25 February 1999) Glenn T. Seaborg's Multi-faceted Career
Author(s)Hoffman, Darleane C.
Publication DateNovember 2001
Report NumberLBNL--49189
Unique IdentifierACC0475
Other NumbersOSTI ID: 790032
Research OrgLawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, CA (US)
Contract NoAC03-76SF00098
Sponsoring OrgU.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Director, Office of Science. Office of High Energy and Nuclear Physics. Division of Nuclear Physics (US)
Other InformationActinides-1002 International Conference, Shonan Village (JP), 11/04/2001--11/09/2001
Subject29 Energy Planning, Policy and Economy; Chemistry; Education; Nuclear Power; Plutonium; Transuranium Elements; US AEC
Related Web PagesGlenn T. Seaborg - Contributions to Advancing Science
AbstractGlenn Theodore Seaborg (1912-1999) 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 US Atomic Energy Commission from 1961-71, scientific advisor to ten US 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 his profound influence on nuclear science, both in the US and in the international community.
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