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Carl David Anderson

Nobel Laureat Physicist Carl David Anderson

Profession: Nobel Laureat Physicist

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Discovery of the positron and muon

Born: September 3, 1905
Birthplace: NYC, New York, USA
Star Sign: Virgo

Died: January 11, 1991 (aged 85)

Events in the Life of Carl David Anderson

  • 1932-08-02 Carl David Anderson discovers and photographs a positron, the first known antiparticle

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