Obituaries | September 1, 2008 Issue - Vol. 86 Issue 35 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 86 Issue 35 | p. 69 | Obituaries
Issue Date: September 1, 2008


Department: ACS News

Neil Bartlett, 75, a renowned professor emeritus of chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, died unexpectedly on Aug. 5, in Walnut Creek, Calif., from an aortic aneurysm.

Bartlett is best known for designing an experiment that demonstrated the first reaction of a noble gas in 1962 at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver. “He will forever be recognized as a genius by the scientific community for the logical and imaginative procedure he used in . . .

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