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Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa
Full Name
of the recipient
Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1978
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withArno Allan Penzias (25.0%)
Robert Woodrow Wilson (25.0%)
for the Award
for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics
at the Time of Award
Academy of Sciences, Moscow, USSR
Place of BirthKronshtadt, Russian Empire (now known as Russia RUS)
Date of Birth9 July 1894
at the time of Award
83 years
Place of DeathMoscow, USSR RUS
Date of Death8 April 1984
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