Stanley Gerald Thompson

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Stanley Gerald Thompson
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Stanley Thompson in 1964

Stanley Gerald Thompson (1912–1976) was an American chemist. He discovered together with Glenn T. Seaborg several of the transuranium elements. One of the elements is Californium, which he and several others made. He received Guggenheim Fellowships (Natural Sciences - Chemistry) in 1954 and 1965.[1]


  1. ^ Stanley Gerald Thompson, John Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, accessed 01/05/2019

External links[edit]

  • Stanley G. Thompson - The man who delivered berkelium and californium (and won the Nobel Prize for Glenn Seaborg) (
  • "Stanley G. Thompson". Atomic Heritage Foundation. Retrieved 2017-11-30.