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James Watson Cronin
Cronin at the 2010 Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting
|Died||August 25, 2016 (aged 84)|
Saint Paul, Minnesota, U.S.
|Alma mater||Southern Methodist University|
University of Chicago (Ph.D.)
|Known for||Nuclear physics|
|Awards||Nobel Prize in Physics|
John Price Wetherill Medal
National Medal of Science
|Institutions||University 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).
- Biography and Bibliographic Resources, from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, United States Department of Energy
- Cronin's Nobel lecture on CP Symmetry Violation
- James Watson Cronin at Nobel-winners.com
- James Cronin at nobelprize.org
- the discovery of violations of fundamental symmetry principles in the decay of neutral K-mesons.
- Short biography at the University of Chicago