The Nobel Prize in Physics 1976

Burton Richter

Prize share: 1/2

Samuel Chao Chung Ting

Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1976 was awarded jointly to Burton Richter and Samuel Chao Chung Ting "for their pioneering work in the discovery of a heavy elementary particle of a new kind."

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