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Simon van der Meer

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Simon van der Meer
Full Name
of the recipient
Simon van der Meer
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1984
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withCarlo Rubbia (50.0%)
for the Award
for their decisive contributions to the large project, which led to the discovery of the field particles W and Z, communicators of weak interaction
at the Time of Award
CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Place of Birththe Hague, Netherlands NLD
Date of Birth24 November 1925
at the time of Award
58 years
Place of DeathGeneva, Switzerland CHE
Date of Death4 March 2011
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