Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978
Pyotr Kapitsa, Arno Penzias, Robert Woodrow Wilson

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Arno Penzias - Facts

Arno Allan Penzias

Arno Allan Penzias

Born: 26 April 1933, Munich, Germany

Affiliation at the time of the award: Bell Laboratories, Holmdel, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation"

Field: astrophysics

Prize share: 1/4

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