Science Quiz / Nuclear Scientists by Achievement

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Can you name these scientists who contributed to the fields of nuclear physics or nuclear chemistry?

 Plays Quiz Updated Aug 6, 2020

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DescriptionScientistBorn
Was the first to discover radioactivity and has a unit for radioactivity named after himFrance
Discovered the electron and created the 'plum pudding' modelUK
Became first female Nobel Prize recipient, awarded for her work in radioactivityPoland
Discovered the neutronUK
Discovered nuclear fissionGermany
Discovered alpha and beta radioactivity as well as the nucleusNew Zealand
Invented a device (named after him) for measuring radiationGermany
Demonstrated the first self-sustaining nuclear chain reactionItaly
Predicted the existence of the mesonJapan
Proposed a proton-neutron model of the nucleus, known for his 'Uncertainty' principleGermany
Husband of the first 2-time Nobel Prize winner, discovered piezoelectricityFrance
Head of Los Alamos Laboratory and contributed to the development of the nuclear bombUS
Won a Nobel Prize for stellar nucleosynthesisGermany
Proposed a system of discrete energy levels of electrons and created an atomic modelDenmark
Developed the vector meson theoryRomania
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