The Nobel Prize in Physics 1955
Willis E. Lamb, Polykarp Kusch
Born: 26 January 1911, Blankenburg, Germany
Died: 20 March 1993, Dallas, TX, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Prize motivation: "for his precision determination of the magnetic moment of the electron"
Field: nuclear physics
Prize share: 1/2