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Maria Goeppert Mayer

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Maria Goeppert Mayer
Full Name
of the recipient
Maria Goeppert Mayer
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1963
Share in Award25.0%
Award Shared withEugene Paul Wigner (50.0%)
J. Hans D. Jensen (25.0%)
for the Award
for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure
at the Time of Award
University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
Place of BirthKattowitz (now Katowice), Germany (now known as Poland POL)
Date of Birth28 June 1906
at the time of Award
56 years
Place of DeathSan Diego, CA, United States USA
Date of Death20 February 1972
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