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Frederick Soddy - Bibliography

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Radiochemist, born in Eastbourne, East Sussex, SE England, UK. He studied in Wales and at Oxford, and held posts at Montreal, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and Oxford, where he was professor of chemistry (1919–36). In 1913 he discovered forms of the same element with identical chemical qualities but different atomic weights (which he called isotopes), for which he received the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1921.

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