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James Watson Cronin
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Born (1931-09-29) 29 September 1931 (age 90)
DiedAugust 25, 2016(2016-08-25) (aged 84)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materSouthern Methodist University
University of Chicago (Ph.D.)
Known forNuclear physics
AwardsNobel Prize in Physics
John Price Wetherill Medal
National Medal of Science
Scientific career
FieldsPhysics
InstitutionsUniversity of Chicago

Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:Icon/data' not found.James Watson Cronin (September 29, 1931 – August 25, 2016 was an American nuclear physicist. Cronin and co-researcher Val Logsdon Fitch were awarded the 1980 Nobel Prize in Physics for a 1964 experiment that proved that certain subatomic reactions are not the same as to fundamental symmetry principles (called CP violation).[1]

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