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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

nobel prize for physics

Details of the Nobel Prize awarded to Subramanyan Chandrasekhar
Full Name
of the recipient
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar
AwardNobel Prize in Physics
Year of Award1983
Share in Award50.0%
Award Shared withWilliam Alfred Fowler (50.0%)
for the Award
for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars
at the Time of Award
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
Place of BirthLahore, India (now known as Pakistan PAK)
Date of Birth19 October 1910
at the time of Award
72 years
Place of DeathChicago, IL, United States USA
Date of Death21 August 1995
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