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Murray Gell-Mann MP

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...

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Serge Haroche MP

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...

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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 ...

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Richard Feynman, Nobel Prize in Physics 1965 MP (1918 - 1988)

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 "personal laboratory," a collec...

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Willis Eugene Lamb, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1955 MP (1913 - 2008)

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 ...

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Jerome Isaac Friedman MP

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...

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Frederick Reines, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1995 MP (1918 - 1998)

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...

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Frederik Zernike MP (1888 - 1966)

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...

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Kenneth G. Wilson (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...

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

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...

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Werner Carl Heisenberg, Nobel Prize in Physics 1932 MP (1901 - 1976)

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...

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Max Born, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1954 MP (1882 - 1970)

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...

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Walther W. G. Bothe, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1954 MP (1891 - 1957)

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...

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Felix Bloch, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1952 MP (1905 - 1983)

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...

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Henry Way 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 ...

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C.V. Raman MP (1888 - 1970)

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

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Arno Allan Penzias, Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 MP

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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...

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Chandrasekhara Subrahmanyan Iyer, Nobel Prize in Physice 1983 MP (1910 - 1995)

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

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Sir John Douglas Cockcroft, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1951 (1897 - 1968)

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...

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John Bardeen, Nobel Prizes in Physics, 1956 & 1972 MP (1908 - 1991)

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, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1977 MP (1899 - 1980)

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, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1946 MP (1882 - 1961)

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...

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Karl Manne Georg Siegbahn, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1924 MP (1886 - 1978)

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...

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Kai Manne Börje Siegbahn, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1981 MP (1918 - 2007)

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...

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Charles Édouard Guillaume, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1920 MP (1861 - 1938)

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, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1911 MP (1864 - 1928)

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, Nobel Prize in Physics 1917 MP (1877 - 1944)

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, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1943 MP (1888 - 1969)

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...

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Joseph John Thomson, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1906 MP (1856 - 1940)

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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Isidor Isaac Rabi, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1944 MP (1898 - 1988)

Isidor Isaac Rabi (29 July 1898 – 11 January 1988) was a Galician-born American physicist and Nobel laureate recognized in 1944 "for his resonance method for recording the magnetic properties of...

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Lev Landau, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1962 MP (1908 - 1968)

Lev Davidovich Landau (Russian language: Ле́в Дави́дович Ланда0...

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Louis Victor de Broglie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1929 MP (1892 - 1987)

Louis-Victor-Pierre-Raymond, 7th duc de Broglie (August 15, 1892 – March 19, 1987) was a French physicist and a Nobel laureate in Physics, 1929 "for his discovery of the wave nature of electrons...

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Eugene Paul Wigner, Nobel Prize in Physics 1963 MP (1902 - 1995)

Eugene Paul "E. P." Wigner (Wigner Jenő Pál; November 17, 1902 – January 1, 1995) FRS was a Hungarian American theoretical physicist and mathematician. He received a share of the...

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Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1948 MP (1897 - 1974)

Patrick Maynard Stuart Blackett, Baron Blackett OM CH FRS (18 November 1897 – 13 July 1974) was an English experimental physicist known for his work on cloud chambers, cosmic rays, and paleomagn...

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Wolfgang E. Pauli MP (1900 - 1958)

Wolfgang E. Pauli , Nobel Prize in Physics -1945 "for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli Principle". Father: Wolfgang Joseph Pacheles. (b. 1869), (later changed to Pauli ...

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Ernest Orlando Lawrence, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1939 MP (1901 - 1958)

Fekk Nobelprisen i Fysikk i 1939. Stend mykji om han på Wikipedia. Det kom ut ei bok om han i 1968:An American Genius The life of Ernest Orlando Lawrence Forfattar er Herbert Childs. E. P. Dutto...

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Enrico Fermi, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1938 MP (1901 - 1954)

Enrico Fermi (29 September 1901 – 28 November 1954) is widely regarded as one of the leading scientists of the 20th century, highly accomplished in both theory and experiment. Fermi an Italian p...

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Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1933 MP (1902 - 1984)

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac , OM, FRS (8 August 1902 – 20 October 1984) was an English theoretical physicist who made fundamental contributions to the early development of both quantum mechanics a...

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Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1933 MP (1887 - 1961)

Erwin Rudolf Josef Alexander Schrödinger (12 August 1887, Erdberg – 4 January 1961, Vienna) was an Austrian theoretical physicist who was one of the fathers of quantum mechanics, and is f...

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Arthur Holly Compton, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1927 MP (1892 - 1962)

Arthur Holly Compton (September 10, 1892 – March 15, 1962) was an American physicist and Nobel laureate in physics for his discovery of the Compton effect. He served as Chancellor of Washington ...

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Hans Albrecht Bethe, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1967 MP (1906 - 2005)

Hans Albrecht Bethe (July 2, 1906 – March 6, 2005) was a German-American nuclear physicist. The Nobel Prize in Physics 1967 was awarded to Hans Bethe "for his contributions to the theory of nucl...

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James Franck, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1925 MP (1882 - 1964)

James Franck (26 August 1882 – 21 May 1964) was a German Jewish physicist and Nobel laureate. Biography Franck was born to Jacob Franck and Rebecca Nachum Drucker. Franck completed his Ph.D....

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Gustav Ludwig Hertz, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1925 MP (1887 - 1975)

Gustav Ludwig Hertz (22 July 1887 – 30 October 1975) was a German experimental physicist and Nobel Prize winner, and a nephew of Heinrich Rudolf Hertz. Biography Hertz was born in Hamburg an...

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Sir William H. Bragg, Nobel Prize MP (1854 - 1942)

Sir William Henry Bragg OM, KBE, PRS (2 July 1862 – 10 March 1942) was a British physicist, chemist, mathematician and active sportsman who uniquely shared a Nobel Prize with his son William Law...

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Sir William L. T. Bragg, Nobel Prize MP (1890 - 1971)

Sir William Lawrence Bragg CH OBE MC FRS (31 March 1890 – 1 July 1971) was an Australian-born British physicist and X-ray crystallographer, discoverer (1912) of the Bragg law of X-ray diffractio...

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Max Theodor von Laue, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1914 MP (1879 - 1960)

Max Theodor Felix von Laue (9 October 1879 – 24 April 1960) was a German physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1914 for his discovery of the diffraction of X-rays by crystals. In addit...

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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes MP (1853 - 1926)

"Door meten tot weten" NLD-1 & NLD-2 : Natuurkundige. 1913: winnaar van de Nobelprijs voor de Natuurkunde en hoogleraar aan de Universiteit van Leiden. "Door meten tot weten" was de slagzin van zijn ...

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Nils Gustaf Dalén, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1912 MP (1869 - 1937)

Nils Gustaf Dalén (30 November 1869 – 9 December 1937) was a Swedish Nobel Laureate and industrialist, the founder of the AGA company and inventor of the AGA cooker and the Dalén l...

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Antoine Henri Becquerel, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 MP (1852 - 1908)

Antoine Henri Becquerel (15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French physicist, Nobel laureate, and the discoverer of radioactivity along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pierre Curie,...

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Guglielmo Marconi, Nobel Prize in Physics 1909 MP (1874 - 1937)

Guglielmo Marconi (25 April 1874– 20 July 1937) was an Italian inventor, known for his development of Marconi's law and a radio telegraph system, which served as the foundation for the establish...

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Johannes D. van der Waals MP (1837 - 1923)

Johannes Diderik van der Waals (November 23, 1837 – March 8, 1923) was a Dutch theoretical physicist and thermodynamicist famous for his work on an equation of state for gases and liquids. His...

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Gabriel Jonas Ferdinand Lippmann, Nobel Prize in Physics 1908 MP (1845 - 1921)

Jonas Ferdinand Gabriel Lippmann (16 August 1845 – 13 July, 1921) was a Franco-Luxembourgish physicist and inventor, and Nobel laureate in physics for his method of reproducing colours photograp...

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Albert Abraham Michelson, Nobel Prize in Physics 1907 MP (1852 - 1931)

Albert Abraham Michelson (December 19, 1852 – May 9, 1931) was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson-Morley experimen...

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Pieter Zeeman, prof.dr. MP (1865 - 1942)

Curriculum VITAE 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Hendrik Lorentz voor de ontdekking van 'het Zeeman-effect' 1900 : hoogleraar natuurkunde - Universiteit van Amsterdam Zie Wikipedia -----------...

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz, Nobel Prize in Physics 1902 MP (1853 - 1928)

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz (18 July 1853 – 4 February 1928) was a Dutch physicist who shared the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physics with Pieter Zeeman for the discovery and theoretical explanation of the Z...

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Robert A. Millikan, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1923 MP (1868 - 1953)

Wikipedia Biographical Summary: "... Robert A. Millikan (22 March 1868 – 19 December 1953) was an American experimental physicist, and Nobel laureate in physics for his measurement of the char...

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John Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1904 MP (1842 - 1919)

John William Strutt, 3rd Baron Rayleigh , OM (12 November 1842 – 30 June 1919) was an English physicist who, with William Ramsay, discovered the element argon, an achievement for which he earned...

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Niels Henrik David Bohr, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1922 MP (1885 - 1962)

Niels Bohr has been described as one of the most influential scientists of the 20th century. In 1922, Bohr was awarded the Nobel Prize in physics "for his services in the investigation of the str...

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Max K. E. L. Planck MP (1858 - 1947)

Photos Karl Ernst Ludwig Marx Planck (April 23, 1858 – October 4, 1947) was a German physicist. He is considered to be the founder of the quantum theory, and thus one of the most importa...

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Maria Skłodowska-Curie, Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 1911 MP (1867 - 1934)

Marie Skłodowska Curie (7 November 1867 – 4 July 1934) was a Polish–French physicist–chemist famous for her pioneering research on radioactivity. She was the first person ho...

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Pierre Curie, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1903 MP (1859 - 1906)

Pierre Curie (15 May 1859 – 19 April 1906) was a French physicist, a pioneer in crystallography, magnetism, piezoelectricity and radioactivity, and Nobel laureate. In 1903 he received the Nobe...

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Albert Abraham Einstein, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1921 MP (1879 - 1955)

Albert Abraham Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955; Hebrew: אלברט אברהם איינ&#...

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Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, Nobel Prize in Physics, 1901 MP (1845 - 1923)

Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (27 March 1845 – 10 February 1923) was a German physicist, who, on 8 November 1895, produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range today know...

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