Snow and paradigms
5 of Val Fitch, winner of the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics for his remarkable work on the nature of the universe, brought to mind the concept of paradigm shifts. And new advice on cholesterol from a government nutrition panel illustrated just how sudden ...
Val Fitch dies at 91; Nobel laureate studied matter, antimatter
Los Angeles Times
Physicist Val Fitch was not a lawbreaker, but he is famous for broken laws. 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 ...
Nobel Laureate and Physicist Val Fitch dies at 91
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 ...
Val Fitch, Who Discovered Universe to Be Out of Balance, Dies at 91
Barre Montpelier Times Argus
In experiments in 1964 at the Brookhaven National Laboratory on Long Island, 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 physics.