On This Day In Chemistry

March 9th

American chemist Stanley G. Thompson was born in this day in 1912

He led the Berkeley team, which included Glenn Seaborg, in the discovery of seven new actinide elements: americium (Am), berkelium (Bk), curium (Cm) californium (Cf), einsteinium (Es), fermium (Fm) and mendelevium (Md).
 

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