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Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr.

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Joseph Hooton Taylor Jr. (born March 29, 1941) is an American astrophysicist. He won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1993 for his discovery with Russell Alan Hulse of a "new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation".[1]

Taylor Jr. was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He studied at Harvard University.

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  1. "Joseph H. Taylor Jr". NobelPrize.org. biographical.

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