The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978

Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa

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Prize share: 1/2

Arno Allan Penzias

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Prize share: 1/4

Robert Woodrow Wilson

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Prize share: 1/4

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 was divided, one half awarded to Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa "for his basic inventions and discoveries in the area of low-temperature physics", the other half jointly to Arno Allan Penzias and Robert Woodrow Wilson "for their discovery of cosmic microwave background radiation."

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