Darleane C. Hoffman

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Darleane C. Hoffman
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Darleane Christian

(1926-11-08) November 8, 1926 (age 96)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materIowa State University
Scientific career
FieldsNuclear chemistry
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley

Darleane Christian Hoffman (born November 8, 1926) is an American nuclear chemist. She was among the researchers who found the existence of Seaborgium, element 106.

She is a faculty senior scientist in the Nuclear Science Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor in the graduate school at UC Berkeley.[1]

In 2002, she was named as one of the 50 most important women in science by Discover Magazine.[2]

She is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Darleane Hoffman, Harold Johnston to Receive National Medal of Science". www.lbl.gov. Archived from the original on 2005-11-16. Retrieved 2020-10-08.
  2. Svitil, Kathy (13 November 2002). "The 50 Most Important Women in Science". Discover. Retrieved 21 December 2014.
  3. "Gruppe 8: Teknologiske fag" (in Norwegian). Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 7 October 2010.