Willard Frank Libby
Born: 17 December 1908, Grand Valley, CO, USA
Died: 8 September 1980, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his method to use carbon-14 for age determination in archaeology, geology, geophysics, and other branches of science"
Field: nuclear chemistry
Prize share: 1/1