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James Cronin, Val Fitch

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The mystery of the missing antimatter

Cosmos
In New York in 1963, physicists James Cronin and Val Fitch got the shock of their lives. They were measuring the properties of an unstable particle called the K-meson. Sixteen years before, they had been discovered in the showers of particles that rain ...

1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Charge-parity violation

Symmetry magazine
In 1964, a research group led by James Cronin and Val Fitch discovered in an experiment at Brookhaven National Laboratory that CP is violated, too. The team studied the decay of neutral kaons into pions; both are composite particles made of a quark and ...

1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Kori Covrigaru

New York Real Estate Journal Online
First job outside of real estate: My parents' prepress company, Fullserv, Inc. I also worked at Abercrombie & Fitch, a BMW dealership as a car porter and Macaroni Grill as a bus boy, all in high school. First job in real estate or allied field ...

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As he prepares to leave PPPL in 2016, Smith reflects on five decades in physics and at Princeton

Princeton University
The discovery capped a decades-long search for a fresh example of CP violation, which was first spotted in the behavior of K mesons and their antiparticles by physicists Val Fitch of Princeton and James Cronin of the University of Chicago in 1964.

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