Science History

Marion and Ferdinand Brickwedde
March 26 is Ferdinand Brickwedde’s birthday. Brickwedde was an American physicist who co-discovered the hydrogen isotope, deuterium, with Harold Urey and George Murphy. The team was attempting to definitively prove the existence of multiple isotopes of hydrogen. Hydrogen was considered the basic atom containing a proton and an electron and […]

Today in Science History – March 26 – Ferdinand Brickwedde ...