Martin Lewis Perl

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Martin Lewis Perl

Martin Lewis Perl
Born June 24, 1927(1927-06-24)
New York City, New York
Died September 30, 2014(2014-09-30) (aged 87)
Palo Alto, California
Nationality United States
Fields Physics
Institutions University of Michigan
Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC)
University of Liverpool
Alma mater NYU-Poly and Columbia University
Doctoral advisor I. I. Rabi
Doctoral students Samuel C. C. Ting, Valerie Halyo
Known for Tau lepton
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995
This person was awarded a Nobel Prize

Martin Lewis Perl (June 24, 1927 – September 30, 2014) was an American physicist. Perl won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton.[1]

Pearl died at Stanford University Hospital on September 30, 2014 from a heart attack at the age of 87.[2]

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