James Rainwater

Physicist, Academic

1917 – 1986

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Who was James Rainwater?

Leo James Rainwater was an American physicist who shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1975 for his part in determining the asymmetrical shapes of certain atomic nuclei.

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Born
Dec 9, 1917
Council
Also known as
  • Leo James Rainwater
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Columbia University
  • California Institute of Technology
Employment
  • Columbia University
Died
May 31, 1986
New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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