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Jack Steinberger
Jack Steinberger
BornHans Jakob Steinberger
May 25, 1921 (1921-05-25) (age 99)
Bad Kissingen, Germany
NationalityGermany-United States-Switzerland
InstitutionsUniversity of California, Berkeley
Columbia University
Academic advisorsEdward Teller
Enrico Fermi
Notable studentsEric L. Schwartz
Known forDiscovery of the muon neutrino
Notable awardsNobel Prize in Physics in 1988
This person won a Nobel Prize
Hans Jakob "Jack" Steinberger (born May 25, 1921) is a German-American physicist. He co-discovered the muon neutrino, along with Leon Lederman and Melvin Schwartz. He was given the 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics.[1] Steinberger now lives in Switzerland.



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