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