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Robert Coleman Richardson

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Robert Coleman Richardson
Born(1937-06-26)June 26, 1937
DiedFebruary 19, 2013(2013-02-19) (aged 75)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materVirginia Tech (B.S., M.S.)
Duke University (Ph.D.)
Known forDiscovering superfluidity in helium-3
AwardsOliver E. Buckley Condensed Matter Prize (1981)
Nobel Prize in Physics (1996)
Scientific career
InstitutionsCornell University
Doctoral advisorHorst Meyer

Robert Coleman Richardson (June 26, 1937 – February 19, 2013)[1] was an American experimental physicist. He was known for his works on sub-millikelvin temperature studies of helium-3. He won the 1996 Nobel Prize in Physics.

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  1. "Biography". Nobel Foundation. Archived from the original on 2011-08-05. Retrieved 2021-07-24.