On This Day – January 05 : American chemist Harold Clayton Urey died on this day in 1981

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He was awarded the 1934 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery of deuterium in heavy water. Deuterium (2H) is an isotope of hydrogen that contains an extra neutron.

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What happened today in chemistry? Explore 366 days of chemistry history at On This Day in Chemistry, an RSC Learn Chemistry site. rsc.li/chemistry-calendar