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Clyde Cowan
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Clyde Cowan conducting the neutrino experiment, (c. 1956)
Born (1919-12-06)December 6, 1919
Detroit, Michigan, United States
Died May 24, 1974(1974-05-24) (aged 54)
Bethesda, Maryland, United States
Nationality United States
Alma mater Washington University in St. Louis Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship (1957)
Scientific career
Institutions The Catholic University of America

Clyde Lorrain Cowan Jr (December 6, 1919 – May 24, 1974) was an American physicist. He was the co-discoverer of the neutrino along with Frederick Reines. The discovery was made in 1956 in the neutrino experiment. Frederick Reines received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 in both their names.

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