Facts on Nobel laureates in Physics

Albert Einstein

Was a German-born theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity.

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Neils Bohr

Was a world renowned Danish physicist born in the year 1885.

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Werner Heisenberg

Was a German theoretical physicist and amongst the key creators of quantum mechanics.

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Erwin Schrodinger

Was an Austrian physicist famous for his contribution in the field of quantum theory.

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Paul Dirac

Was an English theoretical physicist known for his contributions in quantum mechanics and quantum electrodynamics

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Max Planck

Was a German theoretical physicist.

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Marie Curie

Was a Polish-French physicist and chemist.

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Joseph J. Thomson

Was a British physicist.

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Max Born

Was a German-British mathematician and physicist.

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Enrico Fermi

Was an Italian experimental and theoretical physicist.

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Murray Gell-Mann

Is an American physicist who is credited with the introduction of the concept of quarks.

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Sheldon Glashow

Was an American theoretical physicist who made an important contribution to the unification of elementary particles and forces.

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John Bardeen

Was an eminent American physicist who revolutionized the fields of electronics and magnetic resonance imaging.

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Richard Feynman

Was an American Theoretical Physicist known for his contributions to the development of quantum electro dynamics.

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Max von Laue

Was a German physicist who won the 1914 Nobel Prize in physics for his discovery of X-ray crystallography which helps in determining the arrangement of atoms in some substances.

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Hans Bethe

Was a German-born American theoretical physicist who is credited as one fo the founders of quantum physics.

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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes

Was a Dutch scientist and Nobel laureate who was renowned for development of liquid helium.

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Louis Victor de Broglie

was a French physicist who made groundbreaking contributions to quantum theory.

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Albert Abraham Michelson

Albert Abraham Michelson was an American physicist known for his work on the measurement of the speed of light and especially for the Michelson–Morley experiment

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Antony Hewish

Antony Hewish FRS is a British radio astronomer who won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1974 (together with fellow radio-astronomer Martin Ryle) for his work on the development of radio aperture synthesis and its role in the discovery of pulsars

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C. V. Raman

was an Indian physicist whose ground breaking work in the field of light scattering earned him the 1930 Nobel Prize for Physics

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Guglielmo Marconi

An Italian inventor and electrical engineer.

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

A Dutch physicist.

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Henri Becquerel

A French physicist and discoverer of radioactivity.

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James Chadwick

An English physicist who discovered the neutron.

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Kip S. Thorne

An American theoretical physicist.

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Maria Goeppert-Mayer

A German born American theoretical physicist.

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Mohammad Abdus Salam

A Pakistani theoretical physicist.

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Pierre Curie

A French physicist and husband of Marie Curie.

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Steven Chu

An American physicist.

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Wolfgang Ernst Pauli

An Austrian theoretical physicist.

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