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Title: Impact of contributions of Glenn T. Seaborg on nuclear science

Impact of contributions of Glenn T. Seaborg on nuclear science 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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OSTI Identifier:791813
Report Number(s):LBNL--49399
R&D Project: 401485; TRN: US0200692
DOE Contract Number:AC03-76SF00098
Resource Type:Technical Report
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Resource Relation:Other Information: PBD: 26 Dec 2000
Research Org:Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, CA (US)
Sponsoring Org:USDOE Director, Office of Science. Office of High Energy and Nuclear Physics (US)
Country of Publication:United States
Language:English
Subject: 29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL; TECHNOLOGY IMPACTS; CHEMISTRY; EDUCATION; NUCLEAR ENERGY; NUCLEAR POWER; PLUTONIUM; TRANSURANIUM ELEMENTS