The Nobel Prize in Physics 1992
Born: 1 August 1924, Dabrovica, Poland
Died: 29 September 2010, Paris, France
Affiliation at the time of the award: École Supérieure de Physique et Chimie, Paris, France, CERN, Geneva, Switzerland
Prize motivation: "for his invention and development of particle detectors, in particular the multiwire proportional chamber"