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Amos De Shalit

Hebrew: עמוס דה-שליט
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Death: Died in Rechovot, Israel
Immediate Family:

Son of Moshe De Shalit and Ada (Adele) De Shalit
Husband of Nehama De Shalit
Father of Ehud De Shalit and Avner De Shalit
Brother of Meir De Shalit and Tamar De Shalit Goldreich

Occupation: физик
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About Amos De Shalit

Amos de-Shalit עמוס דה-שליט‎; September 29, 1926 - September 2, 1969) was a distinguished Israeli nuclear physicist.

Awards and honours

  • In 1962, de-Shalit was elected as a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • In 1965, he was awarded the Israel Prize in exact sciences, together with his colleague Professor Igal Talmi, for their work on "shell model" in nuclear physics.
  • The De Shalit High School and two junior sister high schools in Rehovot were renamed after him.
  • In 1974, In conjunction with the Weizmann Institute, the "Amos de-Shalit Foundation" was founded to foster an increased awareness of the important role of science amongst Israeli youth, and "Amos de-Shalit Summer School program" was launched in his name.
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Amos De Shalit's Timeline

January 27, 1926
Jerusalem, Israel
September 12, 1969
Age 43
Rechovot, Israel