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Frederick Soddy
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Born in Eastbourne, Sussex
Born on 2nd of September 1877
Died on 22nd of September 1956

Born 1877. Died 1956 - English radio chemist and Nobel Prize winner.

Studied at Aberystwyth and Oxford. Worked with Ernest Rutherford on radioactivity. Main achievement was discovery of isotopes. Awarded Nobel Prize for chemistry in1921. Writings after retirement urged scientists to restrict research to peaceful purposes.

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