Scientists on the Periodic Table

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Last updated: November 17, 2021
First submittedNovember 1, 2017
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Invented the theory of Radioactivity, discovered elements Polonium and Radium.
Marie Curie (Curium Cm)
Discovered a 'new earth' containing the first rare earth compound yttrium.
Johan Gadolin (Gadolinium Gd)
Described one of the four fundamental forces in nature 'weak interaction'. First to discover Fission.
Enrico Fermi (Fermium Fm)
Formulated the periodic table and predicted the discovery of then unknown elements
Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev (Mendelevium Md)
Invented the Cyclotron. Known for his work on uranium-isotope separation for the manhattan project
Ernest Orlando Lawrence (Lawrencium Lr)
Discovered half-life, proved transmutation of elements. Differentiated and named Alpha and Beta radiation.
Ernest Rutheford (Rutherfordium Rf)
Discovered 10 elements. Made contributions to the chemistry of Plutonium. Worked on manhattan project.
Glenn Theodore Seaborg (Seaborgium Sg)
Create the model of the atom, described how when an electron jumps from one orbit to another with lower energy, a light quantum is emitted.
Neils Bohr (Bohrium Bh)
Worked on the "Transuranium Elements",which led to nuclear fission.
Lise Meitner (Meitnerium Mt)
Detected electromagnetic radiation in X-Rays.
Wilhelm Conrad Rontgen (Roentgenium Rg)
Discovered spontaneous fission. Discovered 2 transition metals.
Georgy Nikolayevich Flyorov (Flerovium Fl)
Best known for his mass-energy equivalence formula E = mc^2.
Alberth Einstein (Einsteinium Es)
Played a leading role in the discovery of the heaviest elements in the periodic table
Yuri Oganessian (Oganesson Og)
Mathematician and astronomer who formulated a model of the universe that placed the Sun rather than the Earth at the center of the universe
Nicolaus Copernicus (Copernicium Cn)
Swedish Scientist who Invented Dynamite, then created a peace prize
Alfred Nobel (Nobelium No)
Level 32
Nov 1, 2017
Can you accept Mendelev
Level 61
Nov 1, 2017
Since it's not a spelling quiz, I can add the suggested spelling.
Level 47
Nov 17, 2021
I think you should have to spell it correctly in my opinion.
Level 60
Nov 2, 2017
Oganesson was named after a scientist too.
Level 61
Nov 3, 2017
Thank you very much! I will add it.
Level 26
Aug 19, 2018
I feel like Nobelium should be on this quiz. Otherwise very nice.
Level 61
Nov 17, 2021
Added. Thank you
Level 86
Nov 17, 2021
Interesting that the element is spelled Roentgenium but you don't accept Roentgen.
Level 61
Nov 17, 2021
I spelt it wrong. Rontgen would have worked. :D