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Frederick Reines

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Frederick Reines
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Frederick Reines
Born(1918-03-16)March 16, 1918
DiedAugust 26, 1998(1998-08-26) (aged 80)
CitizenshipAmerican
Known forNeutrinos
Spouse(s)Sylvia Samuels (m. 1940; 2 children)
Awards
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
Institutions
ThesisNuclear fission and the liquid drop model of the nucleus (1944)
Doctoral advisorRichard D. Present
Doctoral studentsMichael K. Moe (1965)

Frederick Reines (/ˈrnɛs/ RY-nes; March 16, 1918 – August 26, 1998) was an American physicist. He was awarded the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physics for his works on the neutrino with Clyde Cowan in the neutrino experiment.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Schultz, Jonas; Sobel, Hank. "Frederick Reines and the Neutrino". University of California, Irvine School of Physical Sciences. Archived from the original on February 20, 2014.