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Leo James Rainwater

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Leo James Rainwater
Full Name
of the recipient
Leo James Rainwater
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1975
Share in Award33.3%
Award Shared withAage Niels Bohr (33.3%)
Ben Roy Mottelson (33.3%)
for the Award
for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection
at the Time of Award
Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Place of BirthCouncil, ID, United States USA
Date of Birth9 December 1917
at the time of Award
57 years
Place of DeathYonkers, NY, United States USA
Date of Death31 March 1986
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