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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1939
Ernest Lawrence

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Ernest Lawrence - Facts

Ernest Orlando Lawrence

Ernest Orlando Lawrence

Born: 8 August 1901, Canton, SD, USA

Died: 27 August 1958, Palo Alto, CF, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for the invention and development of the cyclotron and for results obtained with it, especially with regard to artificial radioactive elements"

Field: accelerator physics, instrumentation

Prize share: 1/1

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