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

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Eugene Wigner - Facts

Eugene Paul Wigner

Eugene Paul Wigner

Born: 17 November 1902, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)

Died: 1 January 1995, Princeton, NJ, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles"

Field: nuclear physics, particle physics

Prize share: 1/2

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