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Jack Steinberger

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Jack Steinberger
Jack Steinberger
Born Hans Jakob Steinberger
(1921-05-25) May 25, 1921 (age 96)
Bad Kissingen, Germany
Nationality Germany-United States-Switzerland
Known for Discovery of the muon neutrino
Spouse(s) Cynthia Alff
Awards Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988
Scientific career
Fields Physics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
Academic advisors Edward Teller
Enrico Fermi
Notable students Eric L. Schwartz

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a German-born American physicist of Jewish descent.[1] He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics.[2] Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.

He studied at the Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Chicago.

Steinberger is an atheist, and a member of the International Academy of Humanism.[3]

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