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American Institute of Physics

ORGANIZATION

Founded 1931.

Official Website:
http://www.aip.org/

Founding Date:
1931

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Philip W. Anderson
Physicist
13-Dec-1923   Solid state physics
Clyde Cowan
Physicist
6-Dec-1919 24-May-1974 Co-Discover of the neutrino
Richard Feynman
Physicist
11-May-1918 15-Feb-1988 Surely he's joking
William A. Fowler
Astronomer
9-Aug-1911 14-Mar-1995 Element generation within stars
Anthony J. Leggett
Physicist
26-Mar-1938   Particle physicist, explored superfluidity
Theodore Maiman
Physicist
11-Jul-1927 5-May-2007 Built the first working laser
James Rainwater
Physicist
9-Dec-1917 31-May-1986 Determined shapes of nuclei
Norman F. Ramsey
Physicist
27-Aug-1915 4-Nov-2011 Energy levels of atoms
Joseph H. Taylor, Jr.
Astronomer
24-Mar-1941   Co-Discovered first binary pulsar
Jack M. Wilson
Educator
c. 1945   President, University of Massachusetts


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