William Alfred Fowler
Born: 9 August 1911, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Died: 14 March 1995, Pasadena, CA, USA
Affiliation at the time of the award: California Institute of Technology (Caltech), Pasadena, CA, USA
Prize motivation: "for his theoretical and experimental studies of the nuclear reactions of importance in the formation of the chemical elements in the universe"
Prize share: 1/2