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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1902
Hendrik A. Lorentz, Pieter Zeeman

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Hendrik A. Lorentz - Facts

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Hendrik Antoon Lorentz

Born: 18 July 1853, Arnhem, the Netherlands

Died: 4 February 1928, the Netherlands

Affiliation at the time of the award: Leiden University, Leiden, the Netherlands

Prize motivation: "in recognition of the extraordinary service they rendered by their researches into the influence of magnetism upon radiation phenomena"

Field: atomic physics, quantum physics

Prize share: 1/2

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