Nobelprize.org
Nobel Prizes and Laureates


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

Share this:

James Rainwater - Facts

Leo James Rainwater

Leo James Rainwater

Born: 9 December 1917, Council, ID, USA

Died: 31 March 1986, Yonkers, NY, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

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

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "James Rainwater - Facts". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 16 Sep 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1975/rainwater-facts.html>

Recommended:

Your mission is to arrange an amazing laser party!

 

Read more about the Nobel Prize in Physics.

 

All you want to know about the Nobel Prize in Physics!