The Nobel Prize in Physics 2006
Co-nobelist: John C. Mather
Prize motivation: "for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation."
|Title:||Low gravity phase separator|
|Publication Date:||un 7, 1977|
|Filing Date:||Sep 12, 1975|
|Inventors:||C. Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration with respect to an invention of Fletcher James, George F. Smoot, William L. Pope, Lawrence Smith|
|Original Assignee:||Nasa, Smoot George F, Pope William L, Lawrence Smith|
|Abstract:||The present invention provides an apparatus for phase separating a gas-liquid mixture as might exist in a sub-critical cryogenic helium vessel for cooling a superconducting magnet at low gravity such as in planetary orbit, permitting conservation of the liquid and extended service life of the superconducting magnet.|
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Name: George F. Smoot
Birth: 20 February 1945, Yukon, FL, USA
Institution: University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA
Award: "for their discovery of the blackbody form and anisotropy of the cosmic microwave background radiation."
Subject: crystallography, electromagnetism
Portion of Cash: 1/2