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Darleane C. Hoffman
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Born
Darleane Christian

November 8, 1926 (1926-11-08) (age 94)
Nationality United States
Alma mater Iowa State University
Scientific career
Fields Nuclear chemistry
Institutions University of California, Berkeley

Darleane Christian Hoffman (born November 8, 1926) is an American nuclear chemist. He was among the researchers who found the existence of Seaborgium, element 106.

She is a faculty senior scientist in the Nuclear Science Division of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a professor in the graduate school at UC Berkeley.

In 2002, she was named as one of the 50 most important women in science by Discover Magazine.

She is a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters.

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