edwin mattison mcmillan

McMillan

[muhk-mil-uhn]
noun
Edwin Mattison [mat-uh-suhn] , 1907–91, U.S. educator and physicist: Nobel Prize in chemistry 1951.
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McMillan (məkˈmɪlən)
 
n
Edwin M(attison). 1907--91, US physicist; Nobel prize for chemistry 1951 (with Glenn Seaborg) for the discovery of transuranic elements

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McMillan
Irish surname, from Gael. Mac Mhaolain "son of the tonsured one."
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edwin mattison mcmillan

American nuclear physicist who shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1951 with Glenn T. Seaborg for his discovery of element 93, neptunium, the first element heavier than uranium, thus called a transuranium element.

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