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James Cronin, Val Fitch

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1980 Nobel Prize Physics Winner James Cronin, Val Fitch News

From the Higgs boson to the World Wide Web: 7 big discoveries made at CERN

Mother Nature Network
In 1964, nuclear physicists James Cronin and Val Fitch found the first evidence that CP-symmetry could be broken — a discovery for which they won the Nobel Prize in 1980. But the final evidence for the violation of this symmetry came in 1999, with the ...

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Top 10 science anniversaries in 2014

Science News (blog)
But in 1964, Val Fitch and James Cronin performed an experiment on a rare subatomic particle, the neutral K meson. From the way it decayed, Cronin and Fitch could infer that time in one direction did not precisely match time in the other direction ...

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A confluence of anniversaries

Physics Today
It is also the 50th anniversary of Murray Gell-Mann's and George Zweig's invention of the quark model and the 50th anniversary of James Cronin and Val Fitch's discovery of CP violation. An anniversary is a useful thing. The memories it can stir are ...

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60 Years of UChicago Particle Physics Research Culminate with Experiment in ...

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After James Cronin, SM'53, PhD'55, and Val Fitch discovered CP violation in kaons at Brookhaven National Laboratory in 1964, Cronin joined the UChicago faculty. He joined a UChicago department of physicists already interested in kaons, particularly Profs.

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