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Eugene Wigner Ph.D.

Eugene Wigner Ph.D.

The Nobel Prize in Physics 1963
The President's National Medal of Science - Physical Sciences 1968

Nobel co-recipients Maria Goeppert Mayer, J. Hans D. Jensen


A Biographical Memoir by Frederick Seitz, Erich Vogt and Alvin M. Weinberg. National Academy of Sciences. Bio 25 pages; total 26 pages.

Eugene Wigner was nominated for the Nobel Prize in Physics on 24 occasions between 1953 and 1963.

Between 1940 and 1958 he nominated 8 persons for the Nobel Prize in Physics. All of them were awarded the prize at some point in time.

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Name: Eugene Paul Wigner
Birth: 17 November 1902, Budapest, Austria-Hungary (now Hungary)
Death: 1 January 1995, Princeton, NJ, USA
Institution: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
Award: "for his contributions to the theory of the atomic nucleus and the elementary particles, particularly through the discovery and application of fundamental symmetry principles"
Subject: nuclear physics, particle physics
Portion of Cash: 1/3
Education: Dr. Ing. Technische Hochschule, Berlin. [Engineering degree].