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James Cronin (1931-2016)

  1. Aug 31, 2016 #1

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    https://news.uchicago.edu/article/2...l-laureate-and-pioneering-physicist-1931-2016
    "James W. Cronin, a pioneering scientist who shared the Nobel Prize in physics in 1980 for his groundbreaking work on the laws governing matter and antimatter and their role in the universe, died Aug. 25 in Saint Paul, Minn. He was 84...."

    http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/31/s...er-survived-the-big-bang-dies-at-84.html?_r=0

    http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1980/
     
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    He's also one of the principal investigators who gave birth to the Auger Observatory collaboration, which is currently the world's largest cosmic ray observatory.

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