The Nobel Prize in Physics 1984
Carlo Rubbia, Simon van der Meer
Born: 31 March 1934, Gorizia, Italy
Affiliation at the time of the award: CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for their decisive contributions to the large project, which led to the discovery of the field particles W and Z, communicators of weak interaction"
Field: experimental particle physics
Prize share: 1/2