The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963
Co-Nobelists: Eugene Wigner, J. Hans D. Jensen
A biographical memoir by Robert G. Sachs, Mayer's doctorial student; National Academy of Sciences bio 16 pages, 20 pages total.
Name: Maria Goeppert Mayer
Birth: 28 June 1906, Kattowitz (now Katowice), Germany (now Poland)
Death: 20 February 1972, San Diego, CA, USA
Institution: University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
Award: "for their discoveries concerning nuclear shell structure"
Subject: nuclear physics
Portion of Cash: 1/2