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Frederick Soddy

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Frederick Soddy
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(1877-09-02)September 2, 1877

Eastbourne, Sussex, England
Died September 22, 1956(1956-09-22) (aged 79)[1]
Brighton, England
Nationality British
Occupation chemist
Known for Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1921

Frederick Soddy was a Nobel Prize winning English chemist and physicist.

He graduated from Merton College, Oxford with a degree in chemistry. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1921.[1]

His work on the theory of how atoms worked was very important. He proved, amongst other things, the existence of isotopes and how radioactivity causes changes in atoms. Throughout his career he worked closely with another important atomic physicist, Ernest Rutherford.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Fredrick Soddy - Biography". Retrieved 23 May 2013.