Valentine Telegdi

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Valentine Louis Telegdi
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Born (1922-01-11)January 11, 1922
Budapest, Hungary
Died April 8, 2006(2006-04-08) (aged 84)
Pasadena, California, United States
Institutions University of Chicago, ETH Zürich, CERN, California Institute of Technology.
Notable awards Wolf Prize in Physics (1991)
Lilienfeld Prize (1995)
ForMemRS
United States National Academy of Sciences member (1968)

Valentine Louis Telegdi (Hungarian: Telegdi Bálint, 11 January 1922 – April 8, 2006) was a Hungarian-born U.S. physicist.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]

He was the Enrico Fermi Distinguished Service Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago[8] before he moved to ETH Zürich. After retiring from ETH he divided his time between CERN and the California Institute of Technology.

Telegdi chaired CERN's scientific policy committee from 1981 to 1983. In 1991 he shared the Wolf Prize in Physics with Maurice Goldhaber. He was a foreign member of the Royal Society.[9]

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