Index by Year of Birth
Harold Clayton Urey
* 1893 Walkerton, Indiana
+ 1981 La Jolla, California
Harold Clayton Urey was an American physical chemist
whose pioneering work on isotopes earned him the Nobel Prize in
Chemistry in 1934 for the discovery of deuterium.
He played a significant role in the development of the atom bomb,
as well as contributing to theories on the development of organic
life from non-living matter (Miller–Urey experiment).
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