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1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter

Los Angeles Times
In a classic 1960s series of experiments, Fitch and his Princeton University colleague James Cronin proved that one of the key laws of physics hitherto thought immutable — that matter and antimatter operate by the same set of rules — could sometimes ...

1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Nobel Laureate and Physicist Val Fitch dies at 91

Scientific Computing
Val Fitch and his Princeton colleague James Cronin received the Nobel Prize in physics in 1980 for high-energy experiments conducted in 1964 that overturned fundamental assumptions about symmetries and invariances that are characteristic of the laws of ...

1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Nobel Prize winner with western Nebraska roots dies at 91

Rapid City Journal
PRINCETON, N.J. – Nobel prize winner Dr. Val Fitch, who was born and spent his boyhood on a ranch in the Merriman area, was the valedictorian of the Class of 1940 at Gordon High School and attended Chadron State College for two years and a summer ...

1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

Val Fitch, Who Discovered Universe to Be Out of Balance, Is Dead at 91

New York Times
In experiments in 1964 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, Dr. Fitch and James Cronin, who shared the Nobel Prize with him and is now at the University of Chicago, found that matter and antimatter obeyed slightly different laws of ...

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