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Ben Roy Mottelson

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Danish nuclear physicist

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Ben Roy Mottelson
Physics
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#375
Historical Rank
#100
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Nuclear Physics
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World Rank
#21
Historical Rank
#3
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According to Wikipedia, Ben Roy Mottelson was an American-Danish nuclear physicist. He won the 1975 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work on the non-spherical geometry of atomic nuclei. Early life Mottelson was born in Chicago, Illinois, on 9 July 1926, the son of Georgia and Goodman Mottelson, an engineer. His family was Jewish. After graduating from Lyons Township High School in La Grange, Illinois, he joined the United States Navy and was sent to attend officers training at Purdue University, where he received a bachelor's degree in 1947. He then earned a PhD in nuclear physics from Harvard University in 1950. His thesis adviser was Julian Schwinger, the theoretical physicist who later won the Nobel Prize in 1965 for his work on quantum electrodynamics.

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