Physicists abuzz about possible new particle as CERN revs up
"Leon Max Lederman (born July 15, 1922) is an American experimental physicist who received, along with Martin Lewis Perl, the Wolf Prize in Physics in 1982, for their research on quarks and leptons, and the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1988, along with ...
Amid Europe's refugee crisis, fears of anti-Semitism rise
SIAVOSH DERAKHTI, Founder, Young People Against Anti-Semitism: Every day, I get the threats that I'm a traitor, I'm a Jewish lover, I'm a pig, I have to die, they're going to kill me. I'm here in Sweden because my family flew from Iran and from the ...
Focus: Landmarks—Discovery of a 2nd Kind of Neutrino
Schwartz then joined forces with Leon Lederman, Jack Steinberger, and others, all from Columbia and BNL, to put the idea into practice. The team used BNL's Alternating Gradient Synchrotron (AGS) to generate a beam of protons with an energy of 15 ...
What's A Nobel Prize Really Worth?
$765,002 was the winning bid to own the medal presented to Leon Lederman as part of his 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics package. Lederman shared the prize, awarded for their discovery of the muon neutrino, with Melvin Schwartz and Jack Steinberger.