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Glenn Theodore Seaborg

Seaborg, Glenn Theodore (1912– ), U.S. physicist who shared the 1951 Nobel Prize for physics with E.M. McMillan for his work in discovering several actinides: americum and curium (1944), berkelium and californium (1949). Later discoveries were einsteinium (1952), fermium (1953), mendelevium (1955), and nobelium (1957).

See also: Element; Physics.

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