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James Watson Cronin

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to James Watson Cronin
Full Name
of the recipient
James Watson Cronin
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1980
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withVal Logsdon Fitch (50.0%)
for the Award
for the discovery of violations of fundamental symmetry principles in the decay of neutral K-mesons
at the Time of Award
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Place of BirthChicago, IL, United States USA
Date of Birth29 September 1931
at the time of Award
48 years
Place of DeathSt. Paul, MN, United States USA
Date of Death25 August 2016
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