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