Gerhard Carl Schmidt
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|Gerhard Carl Schmidt|
5 July 1865|
London, United Kingdom
|Died||16 October 1949
|Doctoral advisor||Georg Wilhelm August Kahlbaum|
|Known for||discovered that thorium is radioactive|
Gerhard Carl Schmidt (5 July 1865 – 16 October 1949) was a German chemist.
Schmidt was born in London to German parents.
He studied chemistry and in 1890 received his PhD for work with Georg Wilhelm August Kahlbaum.
- G. C. Schmidt (1898). "Über die von den Thorverbindungen und einigen anderen Substanzen ausgehende Strahlung (On the radiation emitted by thorium compounds and some other substances)". Annalen der Physik und Chemie 65: 141–151.
- "Gerhard Carl Schmidt". Naturwissenschaftliche Rundschau 4: 41. 1951.
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