Samuel Goudsmit
Historical Figure
Nationality: United States (born in Netherlands)
Date of Birth: 1902
Date of Death: 1978
Cause of Death: Heart attack
Religion: Judaism
Occupation: Physicist
Fictional Appearances:
The Man With the Iron Heart
POD: May 29, 1942;
Relevant POD: May, 1945
Type of Appearance: Contemporary reference
Military Branch: United States Army
(World War II)

Samuel Abraham Goudsmit (July 11, 1902 – December 4, 1978) was a Dutch-American physicist famous for jointly proposing the concept of electron spin with George Eugene Uhlenbeck. He was also part of the Manhattan Project during World War II.

Samuel Goudsmit in The Man With the Iron Heart[]

Samuel Goudsmit was a science officer in the United States Army immediately after World War II. He informed Captain Howard Frank that the German Freedom Front had almost certainly captured 10 grams of radium from a rubbish dump in Hechingen in French-occupied Germany.[1]