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Maurice M. Shapiro

Maurice M. ShapiroAKA Moishe Mendel Werner

Born: 13-Nov-1915
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Palestine
Died: 27-Feb-2008
Location of death: Alexandria, VA
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Physicist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Composition and origin of cosmic rays

Father: J. Simon Werner
Father: Asher Shapiro (Rabbi, stepfather)
Mother: Miriam Rivka
Wife: Ruth Auslander
Son: Joel N. Shapiro (b. Jul-1945)
Daughter: Elana Ashley
Daughter: Raquel T. Kislinger
Son: Mark Auslander
Daughter: Beth Kessler
Son: Lionel Ames
Daughter: Naomi Mirvis

    High School: Crane Technical High School, Chicago, IL
    University: PhD Physics, University of Chicago (1942)
    Professor: University of Maryland
    Administrator: International School of Cosmic-Ray Astrophysics, Erice, Italy

    Manhattan Project Ordnance Division, Water Effects Group
    American Physical Society Fellow (1946)
    Association of Los Alamos Scientists Chairman (1946)
    Los Alamos National Laboratory
    US Naval Research Laboratory Director, Nuclear Physics Division (1953-65)
    Phi Beta Kappa Society
    Jewish Ancestry

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