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Edwin McMillan

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Gender Male
Death32 years ago
Date of birth September 18,1907
Zodiac sign Virgo
Date of died September 7,1991
DiedEl Cerrito
United States
Field Chemistry
Discovered Plutonium
Job Physicist
Education Pasadena High School
Princeton University
California Institute of Technology
Awards National Medal of Science for Physical Science
Atoms for Peace Award
Nobel Prize in Chemistry
Born Redondo Beach
United States
Notable studentA. Carl Helmholz
BooksLecture series in nuclear physics
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Edwin Mattison McMillan was an American physicist credited with being the first-ever to produce a transuranium element, neptunium. For this, he shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Glenn Seaborg.

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