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Arthur B. McDonald

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Arthur B. McDonald
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Arthur B. McDonald in Stockholm in December 2015
Born
Arthur Bruce McDonald

(1943-08-29) August 29, 1943 (age 76)
ResidenceKingston, Ontario
NationalityCanadian
Alma mater
Known forSolving the solar neutrino problem
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsAstrophysics
Institutions
ThesisExcitation energies and decay properties of T = 3/2 states in 17O, 17F and 21Na. (1970)
Doctoral advisorWilliam Alfred Fowler
Websitequeensu.ca/physics/arthur-mcdonald

Arthur Bruce McDonald (born August 29, 1943) is a Canadian astrophysicist. McDonald is the director of the Sudbury Neutrino Observatory Institute.[1] He holds the Gordon and Patricia Gray Chair in Particle Astrophysics at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario.

McDonald was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics with Japanese physicist Takaaki Kajita.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Arthur B. McDonald". www.fi.edu. The Franklin Institute. Retrieved 6 October 2015.
  2. Spears, Tom (9 November 2015). "Neutrino Nobel winner Art McDonald nabs second big physics prize". Ottawa Citizen. Retrieved 9 November 2015.

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