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The Nobel Prize is given as a personal award but it also honors the field of research in which I have worked and it also honors my students and colleagues. ---->>>

Not only has this subject been long associated with the ideas of thinking men over the ages but its practical importance is attested to by the huge resources of men and material thrown into this type of work. ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 02-05, 1915
Die: 11-17, 1990
Occupation: Economist

Robert Hofstadter (February 5, 1915 – November 17, 1990) was an American physicist. He was the joint winner of the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physics (together with Rudolf Mössbauer) "for his pioneering studies of electron scattering in atomic nuclei and for his consequent discoveries concerning the structure of nucleons" (wikipedia)