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Richard E. Taylor
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Born
Richard Edward Taylor

(1929-11-02)2 November 1929
Died 22 February 2018(2018-02-22) (aged 88)
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater
Awards
Scientific career
Fields Particle physics
Institutions
Thesis Positive pion production by polarised bremsstrahlung (1962)
Doctoral advisor Robert F. Mozley

Richard Edward Taylor (2 November 1929 – 22 February 2018) was a Nobel Prize–winning Canadian professor emeritus at Stanford University.

In 1990, he shared the Nobel Prize in Physics with Jerome Friedman and Henry Kendall "for their pioneering investigations concerning deep inelastic scattering of electrons on protons and bound neutrons, which have been of essential importance for the development of the quark model in particle physics."

Taylor died at his home in Stanford, California on 22 February 2018 at the age of 88.

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