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Walter Noddack

German chemist


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Walter Noddack was a German chemist. He, Ida Tacke , and Otto Berg reported the discovery of element 43 and element 75 in 1925.Rhenium They named element 75 rhenium . Rhenium was the last element to be discovered having a stable isotope. The existence of a yet undiscovered element at this position in the periodic table had been predicted by Henry Moseley in 1914. In 1925 they reported that they detected the element in platinum ore and in the mineral columbite. They also found rhenium in gadolinite and molybdenite. In 1928 they were able to extract 1 g of the element by processing 660 kg of molybdenite.In 2018 a memorial medal was issued https://www.pinterest.ru/pin/747879081861611384/.

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University of Freiburg

University in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany

Technical University of Berlin

Public research university in Berlin, Germany

University of Bamberg


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#698 World Rank