Definition of Harold urey
1. Noun. United States chemist who discovered deuterium (1893-1981).
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Literary usage of Harold urey
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1. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"harold urey, who during this period continually criticized NASA's choice of lunar landing sites, wrote off geologists as "mostly ... a second-rate lot. ..."
2. Biographical Memoirs by National Academy Of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences Staff, Caroline K. McEuen (1980)
"He was scientific advisor in the Manhattan Project to harold urey at Columbia, where he did important work on the thermodynamics of the fluorocarbon systems ..."
3. Annual Reportby American-Scandinavian Foundation by American-Scandinavian Foundation (1916)
"... outlined its early history and present objectives and the Fellows of the Foundation were represented by Professor harold urey of Columbia University, ..."
4. Creating the New World: Stories & Images from the Dawn of the Atomic Age by Theodore Rockwell (2003)
"harold urey was to testify last, but the hour was late and he could not be found. Chairman May remarked, "The War Department discovered the weapon. ..."