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Wigner, Eugene Paul (1902–1995)

Eugene Wigner
Hungarian-born US physicist who shared with J. H. D. Jensen and Maria Mayer the 1963 Nobel Prize in Physics for his work in the field of nuclear physics. He also worked with Enrico Fermi on the Manhattan Project, and received the 1960 Atoms for Peace Award.

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