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Sniadecki, Jedrzej (1768-1838)
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The discovery of the element Ruthenium which was isolated in 1807 by Jedrzej Sniadecki though it was not ratified. He named it 'vestium' after the Roman goddess Vesta.
Ruthenium Element History
Contains the category, properties, occurrence, extraction, discovery, naming and final usage of the element with atomic number 44 - Ruthenium.
Letter to the Editor
An article about Jedrzej Sniadecki - a man whose contribution to university education in Wilno and whose impact on the development of culture in Poland cannot be overestimated.
Jedrzej Sniadecki's biographical notes
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