Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963
Eugene Wigner, Maria Goeppert Mayer, J. Hans D. Jensen

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Maria Goeppert Mayer - Facts

Maria Goeppert Mayer

Maria Goeppert Mayer

Born: 28 June 1906, Kattowitz (now Katowice), Germany (now Poland)

Died: 20 February 1972, San Diego, CA, USA

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

Prize motivation: "for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure"

Field: nuclear physics

Prize share: 1/4

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