mcmillan, edwin mattison

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mcmillan, edwin mattison

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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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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