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 (yo͝or′ē), Harold Clayton 1893-1981.
American chemist. He won a 1934 Nobel Prize for his discovery of heavy hydrogen.


(Biography) Harold Clayton. 1893–1981, US chemist, who discovered the heavy isotope of hydrogen, deuterium (1932), and worked on methods of separating uranium isotopes: Nobel prize for chemistry 1934


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Harold Clayton, 1893–1981, U.S. chemist.
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