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On This Day – April 29 : American chemist Harold Urey was born on this day in 1893

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Urey co-discovered deuterium (2H) with Ferdinand Brickwedde and George Murphy. They produced the first measurable samples of the isotope from liquefied hydrogen.

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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