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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1993
Russell A. Hulse, Joseph H. Taylor Jr.

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Joseph H. Taylor Jr. - Facts

Joseph H. Taylor Jr.

Joseph H. Taylor Jr.

Born: 29 March 1941, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Affiliation at the time of the award: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA

Prize motivation: "for the discovery of a new type of pulsar, a discovery that has opened up new possibilities for the study of gravitation"

Field: astrophysics

Prize share: 1/2

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