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Joseph H. Taylor Jr.

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Joseph H. Taylor Jr.
Full Name
of the recipient
Joseph H. Taylor Jr.
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1993
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withRussell A. Hulse (50.0%)
for the Award
for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation
at the Time of Award
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Place of BirthPhiladelphia, PA, United States USA
Date of Birth29 March 1941
at the time of Award
51 years
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