The Nobel Prize in Physics 1946

Percy Williams Bridgman

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The Nobel Prize in Physics 1946 was awarded to Percy Williams Bridgman "for the invention of an apparatus to produce extremely high pressures, and for the discoveries he made therewith in the field of high pressure physics."

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