Hofstadter, Robert

(1915–90)
   US physicist and Nobel laureate, 1961. As professor of physics at Stanford University Hofstadter studied the effects of bombarding atomic nuclei with the high-energy electrons produced by an accelerator. His work threw light on the structure of the atom. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1961 for his contribution to classifying sub-atomic particles.

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  • HOFSTADTER, ROBERT — (1915–1990), U.S. physicist and Nobel Prize winner. Born in New York, Hofstadter earned his master s and doctorate degrees at Princeton; he also taught there and at City College, New York, where he had taken his B.S. degree. During World War II… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Hofstadter , Robert — (1915–1990) American physicist A New Yorker by birth, Hofstadter graduated from the College of the City of New York in 1935 and gained his MA and PhD at Princeton University in 1938. From 1939 he held a fellowship at the University of… …   Scientists

  • Hofstadter, Robert — ▪ American physicist born Feb. 5, 1915, New York, N.Y., U.S. died Nov. 17, 1990, Stanford, Calif.       American scientist who was a joint recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1961 for his investigations of protons (proton) and neutrons… …   Universalium

  • Hofstadter,Robert — Hof·stadt·er (hŏfʹstătʹər), Robert. 1915 1990. American physicist. He shared a 1961 Nobel Prize for determining the structure of protons and neutrons. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hofstadter, Robert — (1915 90)    American physicist. He was professor of physics at Stanford University. He studied the effects of bombarding atomic nuclei with electrons. He shared the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1961 …   Dictionary of Jewish Biography

  • Hofstadter, Robert — ► (1915 90) Físico estadounidense. Fue premio Nobel de Física en 1961, compartido con R. Mössbauer, por sus estudios sobre los protones y neutrones existentes en el núcleo atómico …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Hofstadter — Hofstadter, Robert …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Robert Hofstadter — (5 février 1915 à New York 17 novembre 1990) est un physicien américain. Il est un des deux lauréats du prix Nobel de physique de 1961 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Robert Hofstadter — Robert Hofstadter, 1961 Robert Hofstadter (* 5. Februar 1915 in New York City; † 17. November 1990 in Stanford/Kalifornien) war ein US amerikanischer Physiker. Er erhielt den Nobelpreis für Physik 1961, zusammen mit R …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Robert Hofstadter — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Retrato de 1961. Robert Hofstadter (Nueva York, 5 de febrero de 1915 †Stanford, 17 de noviembre de 1990) fue un físico estadounidense. Compartió con Rudolph L. Mössbauer el Premio Nobel de Física de 1961 por «sus… …   Wikipedia Español

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