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“Now, more than ever, we must unite and confront with determination and resolve the forces of hatred, intolerance, and division.”
Carol Christ, Chancellor

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1951

Glenn Seaborg and Edwin McMillan, Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Edwin McMillan discovered the element neptunium in 1940. Later, Glenn Seaborg continued McMillan’s studies on the transuranium elements and in 1942 he discovered plutonium, a highly radioactive element. Seaborg and…

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