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Sir Edward Victor Appleton , GBE, KCB, FRS (6 September 1892 – 21 April 1965) was an English physicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1947 for his seminal work proving the existence of th...

12/4/2014 12/4/2015

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes Il reçut le prix Nobel de physique de 1991 pour ses travaux sur les cristaux liquides et les polymères. Pierre-Gilles de Gennes (October 24, 1932 – May 18...

5/11/2010 10/8/2015

nl.wikipedia... ; en.wikipedia... ; Gerardus (Gerard) 't Hooft (Dutch: [ˌɣɪːrɑrt ət ˈɦoːft]; born July 5, 1946) is a Dutch theoretical...

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Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a physicist currently residing near Geneva, Switzerland. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz, for whi...

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Nicolaas Bloembergen (born March 11, 1920) is a Dutch-American physicist and Nobel laureate. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of Leiden under Cor Gorter in 1948; while pursuing his PhD at...

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James Watson Cronin (born September 29, 1931) is an American nuclear physicist. Cronin was born in Chicago, Illinois and attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. Cronin and co-researc...

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Val Logsdon Fitch (born March 10, 1923, Merriman, Nebraska, USA) is an American nuclear physicist. A native of Merriman, Nebraska, he graduated from Gordon High School and attended Chadron State Colleg...

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Philip Warren Anderson (born December 13, 1923) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate. Anderson has made contributions to the theories of localization, antiferromagnetism, symmetry breaking, high...

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Sir Nevill Francis Mott , CH, FRS (30 September 1905 – 8 August 1996) was an English physicist who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1977 for his work on the electronic structure of magnetic an...

1/6/2015 1/6/2015

Jack St. Clair Kilby (November 8, 1923 – June 20, 2005) was an American electrical engineer who took part (along with Robert Noyce) in the realization of the first integrated circuit while worki...

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Carlo Rubbia OMRI (born on 31 March 1934) is an Italian particle physicist and inventor who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Simon van der Meer for work leading to the discovery of the W ...

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Simon van der Meer (24 November 1925 – 4 March 2011) was a Dutch particle accelerator physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1984 with Carlo Rubbia for contributions to the CERN proj...

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I was born in Mount Vernon, New York, U.S.A. on May 5, 1921. My father had come from Europe a decade earlier. He left his home in Riga to study electrical engineering at Darmstadt, but arrived too late...

1/22/2007 12/11/2014

Wolfgang Paul (August 10, 1913 – December 7, 1993) was a German physicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foundation for what we now call an ion trap. He...

12/11/2014 12/11/2014

[ . Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr. ] (August 27, 1915 – November 4, 2011) was an American physicist who was awarded the 1989 Nobel Prize in Physics, together with Hans G. Dehmelt from University of W...

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William Alfred "Willie" Fowler (/ˈfaʊlər/; August 9, 1911 – March 14, 1995) was an American nuclear physicist, later astrophysicist, who, with Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar won...

3/10/2011 12/11/2014

Klaus von Klitzing (28 June 1943 in Schroda) is a German physicist known for discovery of the integer quantum Hall Effect, for which he was awarded the 1985 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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Heinrich Rohrer (6 June 1933 – 16 May 2013) was a Swiss physicist who shared half of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics with Gerd Binnig for the design of the scanning tunneling microscope (STM). T...

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Ernst August Friedrich Ruska (25 December 1906 – 27 May 1988) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1986 for his work in electron optics, including the design of the first...

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Ben Roy Mottelson (born July 9, 1926) is an American-born Danish nuclear physicist. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the non-spherical geometry of atomic nuclei. Life and career...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa or Peter Kapitza (Russian Пётр Леони́дович Кап&#x...

8/3/2011 12/10/2014

Samuel Chao Chung Ting (Chinese: 丁肇中; pinyin: Dīng Zhàozhōng; Wade-Giles: Ting Chao-chung) (born January 27, 1936) is an American physicist who received the No...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Burton Richter (born March 22, 1931) is a Nobel Prize-winning American physicist. He led the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) team which co-discovered the J/ψ meson in 1974, alongside t...

12/10/2014 12/10/2014

Aage Niels Bohr (19 June 1922 – 8 September 2009) was a Danish nuclear physicist and Nobel laureate, and the son of the famous physicist and Nobel laureate Niels Bohr. Autobiography, written w...

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Sir Martin Ryle FRS (27 September 1918 – 14 October 1984) was an English radio astronomer who developed revolutionary radio telescope systems (see e.g. aperture synthesis) and used them for accu...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Brian David Josephson , FRS (born 4 January 1940), is a Welsh theoretical physicist and professor emeritus of physics at the University of Cambridge. Best known for his pioneering work on superconducti...

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Reona Esaki (江崎 玲於奈 Esaki Reona, born March 12, 1925), also known as Leo Esaki, is a Japanese physicist who shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1973 with Ivar Giaeve...

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Leon N Cooper (born February 28, 1930) is an American physicist and Nobel Prize laureate, who with John Bardeen and John Robert Schrieffer, developed the BCS theory of superconductivity. He is also the...

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John Robert Schrieffer (born May 31, 1931) is an American physicist and, with John Bardeen and Leon N Cooper, recipient of the 1972 Nobel Prize for Physics for developing the BCS theory, the first succ...

12/8/2014 12/8/2014

Dennis Gabor CBE, FRS (original Hungarian name: Gábor Dénes; 5 June 1900 – 8 February 1979) was a Hungarian-British electrical engineer and physicist, most notable for inventing ho...

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Alexander Mikhaylovich Prokhorov , or Aleksandr Mikhailovich Prokhorov, (Russian: Алекса́ндр Миха0...

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Nikolay Gennadiyevich Basov (Russian: Никола́й Генна́диевич &...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Julian Seymour Schwinger (February 12, 1918 – July 16, 1994) was a Nobel Prize winning American theoretical physicist. He is best known for his work on the theory of quantum electrodynamics (QED...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Sin-Itiro Tomonaga (朝永 振一郎 Tomonaga Shin'ichirō?, March 31, 1906 – July 8, 1979) was a Japanese physicist, influential in the development of quantum ele...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Alfred Kastler (3 May 1902 – 7 January 1984) was a French physicist, and Nobel Prize laureate. Kastler was born in Guebwiller (Alsace, German Empire) and later attended the Lycée Bartho...

12/7/2014 12/7/2014

Louis Eugène Félix Néel ForMemRS (22 November 1904 – 17 November 2000) was a French physicist born in Lyon. He studied at the Lycée du Parc in Lyon and was accepted a...

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Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1963 MP (1907 - 1923)

"J. Hans D. Jensen"

Johannes Hans Daniel Jensen (25 June 1907 – 11 February 1973) was a German nuclear physicist. During World War II, he worked on the German nuclear energy project, known as the Uranium Club, in w...

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Maria Goeppert Mayer (June 28, 1906 – February 20, 1972) was a German-born American theoretical physicist, and Nobel laureate in Physics for proposing the nuclear shell model of the atomic nucle...

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Charles Hard Townes (born July 28, 1915) is an American Nobel Prize-winning physicist and educator. Townes is known for his work on the theory and application of the maser, on which he got the fund...

1/22/2007 12/6/2014

Robert Hofstadter (February 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics (together with Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pi...

10/20/2008 12/6/2014

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer (Mößbauer; 31 January 1929 – 14 September 2011) was a German physicist best known for his 1957 discovery of recoilless nuclear resonance fluorescence...

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Igor Yevgenyevich Tamm (Russian: И́горь Евге́ньевич ТамC...

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Pavel Alekseyevich Cherenkov (Russian: Па́вел Алексе́евич Чер...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Owen Chamberlain (July 10, 1920 – February 28, 2006) was an American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery, with collaborator Emilio Segrè, of antiprotons, a sub-atom...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Emilio Gino Segr è (30 January 1905 – 22 April 1989) was an Italian physicist and Nobel laureate who discovered the elements technetium and astatine...

10/24/2008 12/5/2014

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Ilya Mikhailovich Frank (Russian: Илья́ Миха́йлович...

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Donald Arthur Glaser (September 21, 1926 – February 28, 2013) was an American physicist, neurobiologist, and the winner of the 1960 Nobel Prize in Physics for his invention of the bubble chamb...

9/21/2014 12/5/2014

Tsung-Dao (T. D.) Lee, (Chinese: 李政道; pinyin: Lǐ Zhèngdào) (born November 24, 1926) is a Chinese-born American physicist, well known for his work on parity vio...

12/5/2014 12/5/2014

Chen-Ning Yang 楊振寧 MP

"Franklin", "Frank"

Beijing, Beijing, China

Beijing, Beijing, China

Chen-Ning Franklin Yang (born October 1, 1922), also known as Yang Zhenning, is a Chinese-born American physicist who works on statistical mechanics and particle physics. He and Tsung-dao Lee received ...

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Walter Houser Brattain MP (1902 - 1987)

Walter Houser Brattain (February 10, 1902–October 13, 1987) was an American physicist at Bell Labs who, along with John Bardeen and William Shockley, invented the transistor. They shared the 1...

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William Bradford Shockley Jr. (February 13, 1910 – August 12, 1989) was an American physicist and inventor. Along with John Bardeen and Walter Houser Brattain, Shockley co-invented the transis...

6/19/2011 12/5/2014

Polykarp Kusch (January 26, 1911 – March 20, 1993) was a German-American physicist. In 1955 he was jointly awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics with Willis Eugene Lamb for his accurate determinat...

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Edward Mills Purcell (August 30, 1912 – March 7, 1997) was an American physicist who shared the 1952 Nobel Prize for Physics for his independent discovery (published 1946) of nuclear magnetic re...

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Cecil Frank Powell , FRS (5 December 1903 – 9 August 1969) was a British physicist, and Nobel Prize in Physics laureate for his development of the photographic method of studying nuclear process...

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Hideki Yukawa ForMemRS FRSE (湯川 秀樹 Yukawa Hideki?, 23 January 1907 – 8 September 1981), was a Japanese theoretical physicist and the first Japanese Nobel laureate. ...

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Clinton Joseph Davisson (October 22, 1881 – February 1, 1958), was an American physicist who won the 1937 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of electron diffraction in the famous Davisson-...

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Sir George Paget Thomson, FRS (3 May 1892 – 10 September 1975) was an English physicist and Nobel laureate in physics recognised for his discovery with Clinton Davisson of the wave properties of...

11/3/2008 12/4/2014

Carl David Anderson (September 3, 1905 – January 11, 1991) was an American physicist. He is best known for his discovery of the positron in 1932, an achievement for which he received the 1936 No...

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Victor Francis Hess (24 June 1883 – 17 December 1964) was an Austrian-American physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics, who discovered cosmic rays. Biography[edit] Victor Franz Hess was born ...

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Sir James Chadwick , CH, FRS (20 October 1891 – 24 July 1974) was an English physicist who was awarded the 1935 Nobel Prize in Physics for his discovery of the neutron in 1932. In 1941, he wrote...

12/3/2014 12/3/2014

Owen Willans Richardson MP (1879 - 1959)

Sir Owen Willans Richardson , FRS (26 April 1879 – 15 February 1959) was a British physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1928 for his work on thermionic emission, which led to Richards...

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Charles Thomson Rees Wilson , CH, FRS (14 February 1869 – 15 November 1959) was a Scottish physicist and meteorologist who received the Nobel Prize in physics for his invention of the cloud cham...

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Luis Walter Alvarez (June 13, 1911 – September 1, 1988) was an American experimental physicist, inventor, and professor who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1968. The American Journal...

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Melvin Schwartz (November 2, 1932 – August 28, 2006) was an American physicist. He shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Lederman and Jack Steinberger for their development of th...

7/19/2008 11/2/2014

Murray Gell-Mann (/ˈmʌri ˈɡɛl ˈmæn/; born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on th...

9/15/2014 9/15/2014

Serge Haroche (born 11 September 1944)[1] is a French physicist who was awarded the 2012 Nobel Prize for Physics jointly with David J. Wineland for "ground-breaking experimental methods that enable m...

9/11/2014 9/11/2014

Jean Perrin (1870 - 1942)

Wikipedia: Jean Baptiste Perrin ForMemRS (30 September 1870 – 17 April 1942) was a French physicist who, in his studies of the Brownian motion of minute particles suspended in liquids, verified ...

8/24/2014 8/25/2014

Richard Phillips Feynman is an American physicist who was born in New York City on May 11, 1918. He grew up in Far Rockaway, Queens and when he was about 10, he started to buy old radios to use in his ...

1/19/2012 7/10/2014

Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr. (July 12, 1913 – May 15, 2008) was an American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955 together with Polykarp Kusch "for his discoveries concerning the fine ...

4/12/2009 5/1/2014

I was born in Chicago, Illinois on March 28, 1930, the second of two children of Selig and Lillian Friedman, nee Warsaw, who were immigrants from Russia. My father came to the United States in 1913 a...

3/28/2014 3/28/2014

Frederick Reines (March 16, 1918 – August 26, 1998) was an American physicist. He was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics for his co-detection of the neutrino with Clyde Cowan in the neu...

3/16/2014 3/16/2014

1953 : NOBEL-prijs voor PHYSICA voor zijn uitvinding van de Fase-contrast microscoop, Met dit instrument kan de interne cel-structuur worden bestudeerd zonder toepassing van kleuring. Dat maakt het mog...

3/30/2013 12/19/2013

Kenneth G. Wilson MP (1936 - 2013)

Kenneth Geddes Wilson (June 8, 1936 – June 15, 2013) was an American theoretical physicist and a pioneer in leveraging computers for studying particle physics. He was awarded the 1982 Nobel Pr...

12/18/2013 12/18/2013

Leo James Rainwater, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1975 MP (1917 - 1986)

"James Rainwater"

Leo James Rainwater (December 9, 1917 – May 31, 1986) was an American physicist who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1975 for his part in determining the asymmetrical shapes of certain at...

10/29/2013 10/29/2013

Werner Heisenberg (5 December 1901 – 1 February 1976) was one of the greatest physicists of the twentieth century. He is best known as a founder of quantum mechanics, the new physics of the at...

7/9/2008 10/8/2013

Max Born received the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1954 for his work on Quantum Mechanics. (Family name was originally Buttermilch but was changed in 1842 to Born) "The wide–ranging family...

8/1/2008 10/8/2013

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Walther Wilhelm Georg Bothe (8 January 1891 in Oranienburg – 8 February 1957 in Heidelberg) was a German nuclear physicist, who shared the Nobel Prize in P...

8/1/2008 10/8/2013

Felix Bloch was born in Zurich, Switzerland on October 23, 1905, the son of Jewish parents Gustav and Agnes Bloch. From 1912 to 1918, Bloch attended the public primary school. After attending the Gymna...

7/27/2009 10/8/2013

Henry Kendall (1926 - 1999)

Henry Way Kendall (December 9, 1926 – February 15, 1999) was an American particle physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1990 jointly with Jerome Isaac Friedman and Richard E. Taylor ...

6/10/2007 7/12/2013

C.V. Raman MP (1888 - 1970)

C.V. Raman Nobel Laureate Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Rāman, FRS, (Tamil: சந்திரசேகர வெங்�...

4/19/2008 4/29/2013

Arno Allan Penzias, Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 MP

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

Arno Penzias Website Biography Arno Allan Penzias (born 26 April 1933) is an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics. Penzias was born in Munich, Germany, the son of Justine (né...

3/4/2013 3/4/2013

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, FRS (i/ˌtʃʌndrəˈʃeɪkɑr/; Tamil: சுப்பிரமணி ...

10/30/2012 12/29/2012

Sir John Douglas Cockcroft OM KCB CBE FRS (27 May 1897 – 18 September 1967 ) was a British physicist. He shared the 1951 Nobel Prize in Physics for splitting the atomic nucleus with Ernest Walto...

10/7/2009 12/9/2012

John Bardeen (May 23, 1908 – January 30, 1991) was an American physicist and electrical engineer, t he only person to have won the Nobel Prize in Physics twice: first in 1956 with William Shockl...

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John Hasbrouck Van Vleck (March 13, 1899 – October 27, 1980) was an American physicist and mathematician, co-awarded the 1977 Nobel Prize in Physics, for his contributions to the understanding o...

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Percy Williams Bridgman (21 April 1882 – 20 August 1961) was an American physicist who won the 1946 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the physics of high pressures. He also wrote extensivel...

3/1/2009 9/13/2012

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1924 was awarded to Manne Siegbahn "for his discoveries and research in the field of X-ray spectroscopy". Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn was born on the 3rd of December, 1886, a...

3/26/2007 7/17/2012

Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn (20 April 1918 – 20 July 2007) was a Swedish physicist. Nobel Laureate in Physics, 1981 (Jointly) "for his contribution to the development of high-resolution elec...

3/26/2007 7/17/2012

Charles Édouard Guillaume (15 February 1861, Fleurier, Switzerland – 13 May 1938, Sèvres, France) was a Swiss physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1920, "in recogni...

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Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien (13 January 1864 – 30 August 1928) was a German physicist who, in 1893, used theories about heat and electromagnetism to deduce Wien's displacement law,...

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Charles Glover Barkla FRS (7 June 1877 to 23 October 1944) was a British physicist, and the winner of the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1917 for his work in X-ray spectroscopy and related areas in the stud...

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Otto Stern (17 February 1888 – 17 August 1969) was a German physicist and Nobel laureate in physics in 1943, "for his contribution to the development of the molecular ray method and his discover...

7/14/2012 7/14/2012

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: Sir Joseph John "J. J." Thomson , OM, FRS (18 December 1856 – 30 August 1940) was a British physicist and Nobel laureate. He is credited for the discovery of th...

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