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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1974
Martin Ryle, Antony Hewish

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Martin Ryle - Facts

Sir Martin Ryle

Sir Martin Ryle

Born: 27 September 1918, Brighton, United Kingdom

Died: 14 October 1984, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom

Prize motivation: "for their pioneering research in radio astrophysics: Ryle for his observations and inventions, in particular of the aperture synthesis technique, and Hewish for his decisive role in the discovery of pulsars"

Field: astrophysics

Prize share: 1/2

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