Seaborg

NOUN
  1. United States chemist who was one of the discoverers of plutonium (1912-1999)
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  • Californium - 249 has a half-life of 350 years; mendelevium - 258, fifty-one days; seaborgium - 266 twenty-one seconds.
  • Investigation of the chemical properties of the actinides was followed more recently by chemical studies of the first three transactinides - rutherfordium, hahnium, and seaborgium.
  • The name commemorates Glen Seaborg, the eminent American nuclear physicist and Nobel prizewinner.
  • In this connection, Dr. Seaborg demonstrated that the heavy elements form a "transition" series of actinide elements in a manner analogous to the rare-earth series of lanthanide elements. Glenn T. Seaborg - Biography
  • The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has produced a dozen superheavy elements called transuranics and bear such names as berkelium, californium, lawrencium and seaborgium. SFGate: Top News Stories
  • Researchers at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California saw the isotopes of rutherfordium, seaborgium, hassium, darmstadtium, and copernicium by watching the decay of the yet-to-be-named element 114, a synthetic element first produced about a decade ago. Wired Top Stories
  • The trouble was that Glenn Seaborg was still alive, though no longer really active in nuclear chemistry.
  • HEN BERKELEY CHEMISTS discovered element 106 and named it seaborgium for their colleague Glenn Seaborg, the nuclear physicist elated. All In A Name
  • Shortly after the official 1997 recognition of the name seaborgium for element 106, Jeffrey Winters, writing in the January 1998 issue of Discover Magazine, made the following observation: MAKE Magazine
  • The Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory has produced a dozen superheavy elements called transuranics and bear such names as berkelium, californium, lawrencium and seaborgium. SFGate: Top News Stories
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