The Nobel Prize in Physics 1975

Aage Niels Bohr

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Prize share: 1/3

Ben Roy Mottelson

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Prize share: 1/3

Leo James Rainwater

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Prize share: 1/3

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1975 was awarded jointly to Aage Niels Bohr, Ben Roy Mottelson and Leo James Rainwater "for the discovery of the connection between collective motion and particle motion in atomic nuclei and the development of the theory of the structure of the atomic nucleus based on this connection"

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