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Glenn T. Seaborg

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Dates

April 19, 1912 – February 25, 1999

Authorized Form of Name

Seaborg, Glenn T. (Glenn Theodore), 1912-1999

Additional Forms of Names

Seaborg, G. T. (Glenn Theodore)

Biography

Abstract

Glenn Seaborg was Professor of Chemistry at University of California, Berkeley (1941-1999). Other institutional affiliations include the Manhattan Project at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. His research interests include nuclear fission and radioactive isotopes.

Important Dates

April 19, 1912Birth, Ishpeming (Mich.).

1934Obtained AB, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles (Calif.).

1937Obtained PhD in Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1937 – 1999Research Associate in Chemistry (1937-1939); Instructor in Chemistry (1939-1941); Assistant Professor of Chemistry (1941-1945); Professor of Chemistry (1945-1971); Director, Nuclear Chemistry Division, Radiation Laboratory (1946-1958); Associate Director, Radiation Laboratory (1954-1961); Chancellor (1958-1961); and University Professor of Chemistry (1971-1999), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1942 – 1946Chief, Plutonium Chemistry Section, Manhattan Project, Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory.

1946 – 1956Member, Joint Commission on Radioactivity, International Council of Scientific Unions (ICSU).

1947 – 1950Member, General Advisory Committee, United States Atomic Energy Commission.

1948Member, National Academy of Sciences.

1951Awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry with Edwin M. McMillan "for their discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements".

1958 – 1971Member, History Advisory Committee (1958-1961) and Chair (1961-1971), United States Atomic Energy Commission.

1959Awarded Enrico Fermi Award, United States Atomic Energy Commission.

1959 – 1961Member, Pacific Coast Committee, American Council on Education.

1959 – 1961Member, President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

1959 – 1974Chair, Steering Committee, Chemical Education Material Study, National Science Foundation (NSF).

1960 – 1961Member, National Science Board.

1961 – 1967Member, Board of Trustees, Education Services, Inc.

1961 – 1971Member, Federal Council for Science and Technology.

1961 – 1971Member, National Aeronautics and Space Council.

1961 – 1971Member, Federal Radiation Council.

1962 – 1977Member, Board of Trustees, Pacific Science Center Foundation.

1963 – 1977Member, Science Advisory Committee, Pacific Science Center Foundation.

1964Chair, United States Delegation, Third United Nations International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva.

1966 – 1971Member, National Council on Marine Research and Development Engineering.

1971President, Fourth United Nations International Conference on the Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy, Geneva.

1972President, American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1972 – 1975Director, Nuclear Chemistry Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

1976President, American Chemical Society.

1981 – 1983Member, National Foundation on Excellence in Education.

1991Awarded National Medal of Science.

February 25, 1999Death, Lafayette (Calif.).

Occupation

Nuclear chemist.

Places

Birth

Ishpeming (Mich.)

Undergraduate Education

Los Angeles (Calif.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Berkeley (Calif.)

Death

Lafayette (Calif.)

Subjects

Chemistry.

Nuclear fission.

Physical chemistry.

Plutonium

Transuranium elements.

Relationships

People

Family

Cobb, Lynne Seaborg

Daughter.

Griggs, Helen L.

Wife, married in 1942.

Seaborg, David

Son.

Seaborg, Dianne

Daughter.

Seaborg, John Eric

Son.

Seaborg, Peter Glenn

Son.

Seaborg, Stephen

Son.

Advisors & Collaborators

Baisden, Patricia

Advised by Seaborg at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Blann, H. Marshall

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Cefola, Michael 1908

Advised by Seaborg at University of Chicago.

Choppin, Gregory R.

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Cobble, James W.

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Cunningham, Burris Bell, 1912-1971

Advised by Seaborg at University of Chicago.

Diamond, R. M.

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Friedlander, Gerhart

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Fulbright, Harry Wilks

Advised by Seaborg at Washington University.

Gibson, G. E. (George Ernest),

PhD advisor at University of California, Berkeley, Interaction of fast neutrons with lead.

Gordon, Glen E., 1935-

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Koshland, Daniel

Advised by Seaborg at Oak Ridge Laboratory.

Lewis, Gilbert Newton, 1875-1946

Post doctorate advisor at University of California, Berkeley.

McMillan, Edwin M. (Edwin Mattison), 1907-

Co-won the 1951 Nobel Prize in Chemistry "for their discoveries in the chemistry of the transuranium elements." Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Meinke, W. Wayne

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Morgan, Leon Owen

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Morrissey, David J.

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Rasmussen, John O. (John Oscar), 1926-

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Viola, V. E. (Victor E.)

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Wahl, Arthur C.

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Westrum, Edgar F.,

Advised by Seaborg at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Wilkinson, Geoffrey, 1921-1996

Advised by Seaborg at University of California, Berkeley.

Colleagues

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Alivisatos, P.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Allison, Samuel King, 1900-1965

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Alvarez, Luis W., 1911-1988

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Anderson, Herbert Lawrence

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Arnowitt, Richard

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Birge, Raymond T. (Raymond Thayer), 1887-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Boyd, George Edward, 1912-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Bradbury, Norris, 1909-1997

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Breit, Gregory, 1899-1981

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Brode, Robert B. (Robert Bigham), 1900-1986

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Burton, Milton, 1902-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Case, Kenneth M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Chamberlain, O. (Owen)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chandler, David, 1944-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Chew, Geoffrey F.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Commins, Eugene D.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Compton, Arthur Holly, 1892-1962

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Coryell, Charles D. (Charles Du Bois), 1912-1971

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Daniels, Farrington, 1889-1972

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Dempster, Arthur Jeffrey

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Deser, S. (Stanley)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Emery, V. J. (Victor J.)

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Everhart, Thomas E.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Franck, James, 1882-1964

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Giauque, William F. (William Francis), 1895-1982

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Glaser, D. A.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Goldberger, Marvin L.

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Goldhaber, Gerson

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hahn, E. L. (Erwin Louis), 1921-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Heeger, Alan J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Helmholz, August Carl, 1915-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Hilberry, Norman, 1899-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Jeffries, C. D., 1922-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Kistiakowsky, George B. (George Bogdan), 1900-1982

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Kittel, Charles

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Langenberg, D. N., 1932-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Lawrence, Ernest Orlando, 1901-1958

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Lee, Yuan Tseh, 1936-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Loeb, Leonard B. (Leonard Benedict), 1891-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Mandelstam, Stanley

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Morrison, Philip

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Panofsky, Wolfgang K. H. (Wolfgang Kurt Hermann), 1919-2007

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Perlman, Isadore

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project, and University of California, Berkeley.

Phillips, J. C.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Press, Frank, 1924-

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Purcell, Edward M.

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Reynolds, John Hamilton, 1923-2000

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Rieser, Leonard M.

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Robertson, H. P. (Howard Percy), 1903-1961

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Ruderman, Malvin A.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Schwinger, Julian, 1918-1994

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Segrè, Emilio

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Shirley, David Arthur, 1934-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Simpson, John A. (John Alexander), 1916-2000

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Spedding, F. H. (Frank Harold), 1902-

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Stearns, Joyce C.

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Steiner, Herbert M.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Stone, Robert Spencer

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Szilard, Leo

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Thomas, Gareth, 1932-2014

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Tinkham, Michael

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Trilling, George H.

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Turkevich, Anthony, 1916-2002

Both employed at Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Watson, Kenneth M.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Weinberg, Alvin Martin, 1915-2006

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Weinberg, Steven, 1933-

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Weissman, Samuel Isaac

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

Wiesner, Jerome B. (Jerome Bert), 1915-1994

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at the Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory, Manhattan Project.

Yariv, Amnon

Both employed at University of California, Berkeley.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Zacharias, Jerrold Reinach, 1905-1986

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Zinn, Walter H. (Walter Henry), 1906-2000

Both worked on President's Science Advisory Committee (PSAC).

Additional

Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962

Evans, Robley Dunglison, 1907-

Fajans, Kasimir, 1887-1975

Fink, R. W. (Richard Walter), 1928-

Gofman, John W.

Greenewalt, Crawford H., 1902-1993

Hoddeson, Lillian

Joliot-Curie, Frédéric

Joliot-Curie, Irène

Larson, Clarence E. (Clarence Edward), 1909-

Rakestraw, Norris Watson

Rutherford, Ernest, 1871-1937

Strauss, Lewis L.

Thomson, J. J. (Joseph John), 1856-1940

Ulam, Stanislaw M.

Institutions

Major Positions

Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory

Director, Nuclear Chemistry Division.

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Director, Nuclear Division and Associate Director.

Manhattan Project (U.S.)

Chief, Plutonium Chemistry Section, Chicago Metallurgical Laboratory.

United States. Office of Scientific Research and Development. Metallurgical Laboratory

Chief, Plutonium Chemistry Section, Manhattan Project.

University of California, Berkeley

Chancellor.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Chemistry

Received PhD (1937). Research Associate in Chemistry; Instructor in Chemistry; Assistant Professor of Chemistry; Professor of Chemistry; Chancellor; and University Professor of Chemistry.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

President.

American Chemical Society

President.

American Council on Education

Member, Pacific Coast Committee.

Educational Services, Inc.

Member, Board of Trustees.

Federal Council for Science and Technology (U.S.)

Member.

Federal Radiation Council (U.S.)

Member.

Foundation for Excellence in Education

Member.

International Council of Scientific Unions

Member, Joint Commission on Radioactivity.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

Member.

National Aeronautics Council (U.S.)

Member.

National Council on Marine Resources and Engineering Development (U.S.)

Member.

National Science Board (U.S.)

Member.

National Science Foundation (U.S.)

Chair, Steering Committee, Chemical Education Material Study.

Pacific Science Center. Foundation

Member, Board of Trustees.

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

Chair; Member, General Advisory Committee; Member, History Advisory Committee; and awarded Enrico Fermi Award (1959).

United States. President's Science Advisory Committee

Member.

University of California, Los Angeles. Department of Physics

Obtained AB (1934).

Resources

Archival Resources

Author

Century of the atom [sound recording] : ...told through the voices of the scientists who created the nuclear age / a presentation of the U.S. Atomic Energy Commission ; narrated by Chet Huntley and Glenn T. Seaborg.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Philosophical Society

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Clarence E. Larson science and technology oral history collection, 1983-1993.

Special Collections & Archives

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444, USA

General interest session [sound recording] : American Physical Society Meeting, 1967 April 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Glenn T. Seaborg papers 1866-1999 (bulk 1940-1998).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

International Science and Technology Journal interviews, 1962-1967.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Invited papers on the history of fission physics [sound recording], 1967 April 27.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Kasimir Fajans papers, 1912-1975.

Bentley Historical Library

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109-2113, USA

LBL Nuclear Science Division scientist files of Glenn Seaborg, 1961-1975.

Pacific Sierra Region

National Archives and Records Administration

1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA

Lillian Hoddeson papers, 1904-2001.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Man made elements [sound recording] : an address to Sigmi Xi meeting at Purdue University, 1953 October 16.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Nobel laureates on scientific research project : oral history, 1964.

Oral History Research Office

Columbia University

Box 20, Room 801 Butler Library, New York, NY 10027, USA

Nuclear history [sound recording] : voices of the past; compiled by Glenn Seaborg.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Nuclear Pioneers: Conference on Nuclear Developments videotapes and papers, 1991.

Carol M. Newman Library. Special Collections Department

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

P. O. Box 90001, Blacksburg, VA 24062-9001, USA

Obituary notice for Niels Bohr, from the Tallahassee Democrat, with tributes by Hans Bethe, Glenn Seaborg, and John Cockcroft and Hideki Yukawa, 1962.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oppenheimer memorial session [sound recording] : American Physical Society Meeting, 1967 April 24.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Glenn Theodore Seaborg, 1974, 1975, and 1978.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Recording of radio program "The Quiz Kids" [sound recording], 1945 November 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Recording of radio programs [sound recording] : NBC Interview and WABC "Adventures in Science," 1947 December 15 and 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Remarks and interview on 25th anniversary of plutonium's discovery [sound recording] / 1966 March.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Segre and Seaborg present plutonium sample to the Smithsonian Institution in recognition of the 25th anniversary of plutonium [sound recording] / 1967 March.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Stanislaw Ulam papers, 1916-1984.

Library

American Philosophical Society

105 South Fifth Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA

Transuranium elements [sound recording] : a lecture before the Washington Junior Academy of Sciences / ca. 1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Subject

Atomic year 25 [sound recording] : : the story of CP-1 / produced by the Atomic Energy Commission's Argonne National Laboratory.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Benjamin S. Loeb papers, 1945-1999 (bulk 1961-1971).

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Crawford Greenewalt Manhattan Project diary, 1942-1945.

Manuscripts and Archives Department

Hagley Museum and Library

298 Buck Road East, Greenville, DE 19807, USA

Draft of April press conference with Joyce (Vice-President Pacific Gas & Electric), Panofsky (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center), Seaborg (Atomic Energy Commission), and Terman (Acting President Stanford), 1964.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Fifty years with nuclear fission [videorecording]: highlights of the 1989 conference.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Gilbert Newton Lewis papers, 1908-1945.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Hanford-Richland 25th anniversary [motion picture] / produced by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

History of physics audio-visual collection, circa 1918-1996, 1960-1988 (bulk)

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

LBL Office of the Director records of Edwin M. McMillan, 1907-1991.

Pacific Sierra Region

National Archives and Records Administration

1000 Commodore Drive, San Bruno, CA 94066, USA

Lewis L. Strauss papers, 1914-1974.

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library

West Branch, IA 52358, USA

Norris W. Rakestraw papers, 1921-1974.

Mandeville Special Collections Library

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

Oral history interview with Emilio Gino Segrè, 1967 February 13.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with John W. Gofman, 1980 24 July to 8 August.

The Bancroft Library

University of California, Berkeley

Berkeley, CA, 94720-6000, USA

Oral history interview with Norris Edwin Bradbury, 1976 February 11.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Robley D. Evans, 1972 May 2, 3, 1974 May 5 and 1978 June 14.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Oral history interview with Wolfgang Kurt Hermann Panofsky, 1973 May 15 and 1974 March 6 and June 3.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Physical Review records, 1940-1947.

Manuscript Division

Library of Congress

James Madison Memorial Building, First Street and Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540, USA

Presentation of the Enrico Fermi Award [motion picture] / produced by the U. S. Atomic Energy Commission.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

R. W. Fink response to 1988 History of Nuclear Physics Survey, 1988.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Roger Revelle sound recordings, 1984.

Mandeville Special Collections Library

University of California, San Diego

9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA

The Italian navigator has landed...a half century of nuclear energy [videorecording] / Argonne National Laboratory, producer ; U. S. Dept. of Energy ; Japan Atomic Energy Research Institute ; Power Reactor and Nuclear Development Corporation-Japan, sponsors ; Peter Graves, narrator, 1992.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Transitions in Physics and Related Fields from the Late 19th Century to Today [sound recording], 2017 January 28.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Virginia Tech Video History on Nuclear Developments, 1945-1963, [videorecording] / recorded by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ; moderated by Albert E. Moyer and Paul E. Torgersen ; 1991 August 29, 30.

Niels Bohr Library & Archives

American Institute of Physics

One Physics Ellipse, College Park, MD 20740, USA

Published Resources

Author

A chemist in the White House : from the Manhattan Project to the end of the cold war / Glenn T. Seaborg.

A scientist speaks out : a personal perspective on science, society and change / Glenn T. Seaborg.

Adventures in the atomic age : from Watts to Washington / Glenn T. Seaborg with Eric Seaborg.

Early history of heavy isotope research at Berkeley, August 1940 to April 1942 / by Glenn T. Seaborg.

Education and the atom : an evaluation of Government's role in science education and information, especially as applied to nuclear energy / [by] Glenn T. Seaborg [and] Daniel M. Wilkes.

History of MET lab section C-I / by Glenn T. Seaborg.

Man and atom; building a new world through nuclear technology, by Glenn T. Seaborg and William R. Corliss.

Man-made transuranium elements.

Nuclear milestones; a collection of speeches, by Glenn T. Seaborg.

Oppenheimer / I. I. Rabi ... [et al. ]

Stemming the tide : arms control in the Johnson years / Glenn T. Seaborg, Benjamin S. Loeb.

The Atomic Energy Commission under Nixon : adjusting to troubled times / Glenn T. Seaborg with Benjamin S. Loeb.

The plutonium story : the journals of professor Glenn T. Seaborg, 1939-1946 / edited and annotated by Ronald L. Kathren, Jerry B. Gough, Gary T. Benefiel.

The transuranium elements.

Subject

"Interview with Glenn T. Seaborg," Journal of Chemical Education 52 (1975): 70-75

"Naming Elements after Scientists: An Account of Controversy," Foundations of Chemistry 10 (2008): 13-18

Academy of Achievement Profile

Chemical Heritage Foundation Profile

Glenn Theodore Seaborg Physics Today obituary.

Nobel Prize Biography