Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1961
Robert Hofstadter, Rudolf Mössbauer

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Rudolf Mössbauer - Facts

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer

Rudolf Ludwig Mössbauer

Born: 31 January 1929, Munich, Germany

Died: 14 September 2011

Affiliation at the time of the award: Technical University, Munich, Federal Republic of Germany, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA

Prize motivation: "for his researches concerning the resonance absorption of gamma radiation and his discovery in this connection of the effect which bears his name"

Field: nuclear physics

Prize share: 1/2

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