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People who have chemical elements named after them

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  • Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1939 (1901 - 1958)
    Fekk Nobelprisen i Fysikk i 1939. Stend mykji om han på Wikipedia. Det kom ut ei bok om han i 1968:An American Genius The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence Forfattar er Herbert Childs. E. P. Dutton & Inc...
  • Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1901 (1845 - 1923)
    Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen was born on March 27, 1845, at Lennep in the Lower Rhine Province of Germany, as the only child of a merchant in, and manufacturer of, cloth. His mother was Charlotte Constanze F...
  • Ernest Rutherford, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1908 (1871 - 1937)
    Ernest Rutherford, 1st Baron Rutherford of Nelson OM, FRS (30 August 1871 – 19 October 1937) was a New Zealand-born British chemist and physicist who became known as the father of nuclear physics. In e...
  • Lise Meitner (1878 - 1968)
    >======attempt to make a summery of this text-sea from elsewhere :This eminent Austrian physicist, Lise MEITNER fled Nazi Germany for Sweden in 1938. There, she formulated the concept of nuclear fissio...
  • Nicolaus Copernicus, Jr. (1473 - 1543)
    Nicolaus Copernicus (Polish: Mikołaj Kopernik; German: Nikolaus Kopernikus) was a Polish Renaissance mathematician and astronomer, of a Prussian descent, who formulated a model of the universe that pla...

Some people are notable enough to have actual chemical elements themselves named after them. This is a project to list them.



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