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Gerardus 't Hooft Ph.D.

Gerardus 't Hooft Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1999
Nobel Prize also awarded to Martinus J.G. Veltman

Theoretical Physicist - Particle Physics. For PH.D Thesis work in 1971, Nobel Prize awarded in 1999.

"A man who knows everything," my answer at age 8 yrs, regarding what I'd like to become when I grow up. I meant "scientist", someone who unravels the secrets of the fundamental Laws of Nature.


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Name: Gerardus 't Hooft
Birth: 5 July 1946, Den Helder, the Netherlands
Institution: Utrecht University, Utrecht, the Netherlands
Award: For elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions in physics
Subject: Particle physics
Portion of cash: 1/2
Patents: t'Hooft has not patented his work.
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