Frederick Soddy-Pioneer in Radioactivity

Shampo, Marc A.; Kyle, Robert A.; Steensma, David P.
June 2011
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Jun2011, Vol. 86 Issue 6, pe39
Academic Journal
A biography is presented of the British chemist Frederick Soddy, who won the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1921 for his work on isotopes. He was born on September 2, 1877 in Eastbourne, England and attended the University of Wales and Merton College, Oxford University. He received a degree in chemistry and pursued postgraduate work at McGill University. Soddy taught physical chemistry at University of Aberdeen and Oxford University. He died on September 22, 1956 in Brighton, England.


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