Harold Clayton Urey, PhD

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Chemistry Columbia University, New York, NY 
Area:
Physical Chemistry
Website:
http://nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1934/urey-bio.html
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(1893 - 1981)
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/20000913.html
http://www.nap.edu/html/biomems/hurey.pdf
http://libraries.ucsd.edu/speccoll/testing/html/mss0044a.html
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1934 was awarded to Harold C. Urey "for his discovery of heavy hydrogen".

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Parents

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Gilbert N. Lewis grad student 1923 UC Berkeley (Chemistry Tree)
 (1. The distribution of electrons in the various orbits of the hydrogen atom. 2. The heat capacities and entropies of diatomic and polyatomic gases.)
Niels Bohr post-doc 1924 Copenhagen

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Adriaan H.W. Aten, Jr. research assistant 1935-1936 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
David Rittenberg grad student 1934 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
T. Ivan Taylor grad student 1938 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Mildred Cohn grad student 1939 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Harmon Craig grad student 1951 Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
Gerald J. Wasserburg grad student 1954 Chicago
Stanley Lloyd Miller grad student 1951-1954 Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
John Simpson Lewis grad student 1968 UCSD (Chemistry Tree)
Samuel Epstein post-doc Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
Clyde Allen Hutchison post-doc 1937-1939 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Robert H. Burris post-doc 1941 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Edward I. Adler research scientist 1936-1941 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Edward I. Adler research scientist 1936-1941 Columbia (Chemistry Tree)
Cesare Emiliani research scientist 1950-1956 Chicago (Geotree)
Bertram Donn research scientist 1954-1957 Chicago (Chemistry Tree)
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Miller SL, Urey HC, Oró J. (1976) Origin of organic compounds on the primitive earth and in meteorites. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 9: 59-72
Urey HC. (1973) Cometary collisions and geological periods Nature. 242: 32-33
Urey HC. (1972) Abundances of interstellar molecules and laboratory spectroscopy. Abundances of the elements. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 194: 35-44
Anderson DM, Biemann K, Orgel LE, et al. (1972) Mass spectrometric analysis of organic compounds, water and volatile constituents in the atmosphere and surface of Mars: The Viking Mars Lander Icarus. 16: 111-138
Urey hC. (1972) Evidence for objects of lunar mass in the early solar system and for capture as a general process for the origin of satellites Astrophysics and Space Science. 16: 311-323
Urey HC. (1972) Evidence for objects of lunar mass in the early solar system The Moon. 4: 383-389
Urey HC. (1972) Identifying lunar amino acids [7] Chemical and Engineering News. 50: 45
Urey HC. (1972) Kílȯméter Science. 176: 233
Urey HC, Marti K. (1972) Lunar basalts [10] Science. 176: 117-119
Nagy B, Modzeleski JE, Modzeleski VE, et al. (1971) Carbon compounds in Apollo 12 lunar samples. Nature. 232: 94-8
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