Schwartz, Melvin, 1932-2006

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Melvin Schwartz shared the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics with Leon M. Lederman and Jack Steinberger for their development of the neutrino beam method and their demonstration of the doublet structure of the leptons through the discovery of the muon neutrino. He was a professor at Columbia andStanford University. In 1991, he became Associate Director of High Energy and Nuclear Physics at Brookhaven National Laboratory. He rejoined the Columbia faculty as the I. I. Rabi Professor of Physics in 1994.
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referencedIn Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. Stanford University, Dept. of Physics, lectures, 1965-1980. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. Stanford University, Dept. of Physics, records, 1966-1985 (inclusive), 1971-1985 (bulk). Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn "Science and man : a round-table discussion with the 1988 Nobel Prize science laureates" and Annette Boman, 1988. Gustavus Adolphus College, Folke Bernadotte Memorial Library
referencedIn Stanford University, Department of Physics, records, 1958-1985, 1971-1985 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Stanford University, Deartment of Physics, lectures, 1965-1980 Cecil H. Green Library. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
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alumnusOrAlumnaOf Bronx High School of Science (New York, N.Y.) corporateBody
employeeOf Brookhaven National Laboratory corporateBody
employeeOf Columbia University corporateBody
alumnusOrAlumnaOf Columbia University corporateBody
associatedWith Lederman, Leon M. person
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith Stanford University. Dept. of Physics. corporateBody
associatedWith Steinberger, J. person
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Twin Falls ID US
New York City NY US
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Physicists
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Birth 1932-11-02

Death 2006-08-28

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