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Jack Steinberger
Jack Steinberger
Born Hans Jakob Steinberger
May 25, 1921 (1921-05-25) (age 98)
Bad Kissingen, Germany
Nationality Germany-United States-Switzerland
Fields Physics
Institutions University of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
Academic advisors Edward Teller
Enrico Fermi
Notable students Eric L. Schwartz
Known for Discovery of the muon neutrino
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics in 1988

Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a German-American physicist. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics. Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.


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