Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1975
Aage N. Bohr, Ben R. Mottelson, James Rainwater

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Ben R. Mottelson - Facts

Ben Roy Mottelson

Ben Roy Mottelson

Born: 9 July 1926, Chicago, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Nordita, Copenhagen, Denmark

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection"

Field: theoretical nuclear physics

Prize share: 1/3

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