Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1983
Subramanyan Chandrasekhar, William A. Fowler

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Subramanyan Chandrasekhar - Facts

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Subramanyan Chandrasekhar

Born: 19 October 1910, Lahore, India (now Pakistan)

Died: 21 August 1995, Chicago, IL, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Prize motivation: "for his theoretical studies of the physical processes of importance to the structure and evolution of the stars"

Field: astrophysics

Prize share: 1/2

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