Jack Steinberger

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Jack Steinberger

Jack Steinberger
Born Hans Jakob Steinberger
May 25, 1921 (1921-05-25) (age 93)
Bad Kissingen, Germany
Nationality Germany-United States-Switzerland
Fields Physics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
CERN
Academic advisors Edward Teller
Enrico Fermi
Notable students Eric L. Schwartz
Known for Discovery of the muon neutrino
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988
This person was awarded a Nobel Prize

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a German-American physicist. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics.[1] Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.

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