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						Clair Cameron Patterson

Clair Cameron Patterson

Full Name Clair Cameron Patterson
Date of Birth June 2, 1922
Date of Death 1995-12-05
Birthplace Mitchellville
Birth City Iowa
Country United States
Horoscope Gemini

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Name Clair Cameron Patterson
First Name Clair
Last Name Patterson
Occupation Chemist
Birthday June 2
Birth Year 1922
Place of Birth Mitchellville
Home Town Iowa
Birth Country United States
Birth Sign Gemini
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Mother Not Available
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Spouse Not Known
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Clair Cameron Patterson Biography

Clair Cameron Patterson is one of the most popular and richest Chemist who was born on June 2, 1922 in Mitchellville, Iowa, United States. As of June 1, 2023, Clair has a net worth approximately $5 Million. Similar to him, Like him, Vannevar Bush worked on the Manhattan Project. was involved in The Manhattan Project.

The new method of dating uranium lead has led to the first exact measure of the earth’s age and was calculated at 4.55 billion years. Due to his pioneering research, lead levels in body of Americans are said to have fallen by as much as 80percent by the end of the 1990s.

His research also led to the conclusion that tetraethyl lead, which was a popular ingredient in the car fuel of that time was harmful He fought for its elimination.

He and the wife of his Laurie McCleary at Grinnell College in Grinnell College, where they both studied.

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Clair Cameron Patterson Net Worth

Clair is one of the richest Chemist from United States. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Clair Cameron Patterson's net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Chemist
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House Living in own house.

He was involved in his part in the Manhattan Project during World War II The Manhattan Project was first conceived as a student at his home at the University of Chicago and later at Oak Ridge, Tennessee.

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Clair Ranked on the list of most popular Chemist. Also ranked in the elit list of famous people born in United States. Clair Cameron Patterson celebrates birthday on June 2 of every year.

What did Clair Patterson discover?

Caltech geochemist Clair Patterson (1922–1995) helped galvanize the environmental movement 50 years ago when he announced that highly toxic lead could be found essentially everywhere on Earth, including in our own bodies—and that very little of it was due to natural causes.

What did Clair Cameron Patterson do?

Clair Patterson was an energetic, innovative, determined scientist whose pioneering work stretched across an unusual number of sub-disciplines, including archeology, meteorology, oceanography, and environmental science—besides chemistry and geology. He is best known for his determination of the age of the Earth.

How did Clair Patterson determine the age of the Earth?

Dr. Patterson isolated lead from fragments of a meteorite that had struck Earth thousands of years ago, and determined the age of the fragments by analyzing proportions of the lead isotopes. The meteorite is assumed to have been formed at the same time as the rest of the solar system, including Earth.

How old did Patterson estimate the Earth to be?

Developing very precise measuring techniques, Patterson arrived in 1956 at an age for the Earth of 4.550 billion years, with an error of +/- 70 million years. Amazingly, 60 years later, this is still the textbook age of the Earth.

Who Discovered age of the Earth?

In 1913, geologist Arthur Holmes published “the Age of the Earth,” the first major effort to date the planet using radiometric dating. “It is perhaps a little indelicate to ask of our Mother Earth her age,” he wrote in his introduction — then proceeded to reveal that she was roughly 1.6 billion years old.

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