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About Norman Foster Ramsey, Jr., Nobel Prize in Physics, 1989
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norman_Foster_Ramsey,_Jr. 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 Washington, for the invention of the separated oscillatory field method, which had important applications in the construction of atomic clocks. A physics professor at Harvard University for most of his career, Ramsey also held several posts with such government and international agencies as NATO and the United States Atomic Energy Commission. Among his other accomplishments are helping to found the United States Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Fermilab.