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People who have chemical elements named after them

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  • Lise Elise 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 fi...
  • 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...
  • Nicolaus Copernicus (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...
  • Pierre Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 (1859 - 1906)
    Pierre Curie (15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity, and Nobel laureate. In 1903 he received the Nobel Pri...
  • Johan Gadolin (1760 - 1852)
    Johan Gadolin was a Finnish chemist, physicist and mineralogist. Gadolin discovered the chemical element yttrium . Another Element, gadolinium , was coined after him. He is also considered the founde...

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