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Leon M. Lederman
Lederman on May 11, 2007
Leon Max Lederman
July 15, 1922
|Died||October 3, 2018
Rexburg, Idaho, U.S.
|Alma mater||City College of New York
|Known for||Seminal contributions to Neutrinos, bottom quark|
|Spouse(s)||Florence Gordon (3 children)
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics (1988)
Wolf Prize in Physics (1982)
National Medal of Science (1965)
Vannevar Bush Award (2012)
William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement (1991)
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
Illinois Institute of Technology
Leon Max Lederman (July 15, 1922 – October 3, 2018) was an American experimental physicist. He received, along with Martin Lewis Perl, the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1982. He won the prize for their research on quarks and leptons, and the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988. He received the prize along with Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger, for their research on neutrinos.
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