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Martin Lewis Perl

Martin Lewis Perl
Born June 24, 1927 (1927-06-24) (age 82)
New York
Nationality United States
Fields Physics
Known for tau lepton
Notable awards Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995

Martin Lewis Perl (born June 24, 1927 in New York) is an American physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton. His parents were Jewish emigrants to the US from the Polish area of Russia.

Perl is a 1948 chemical engineering graduate of Brooklyn Polytechnic Institute (now known as Polytechnic University) in Brooklyn, and received his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1955. He spent his career at the University of Michigan and then at the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC).

While at Michigan, Perl and Lawrence W. Jones served as co-advisors to Samuel C. C. Ting, who earned the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1976.

He currently serves on the board of advisors of Scientists and Engineers for America, an organization focused on promoting sound science in American government.

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Martin Lewis Perl (born June 24, 1927 in New York) is an American physicist, who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1995 for his discovery of the tau lepton.

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  • The experimenter dealing with nature faces an outside and often hard world. Natures' curriculum cannot be changed.
    • in his Nobel Autobiography, edited by Gösta Ekspong (1997). Nobel Lectures in Physics 1991-1995. World Scientific. p. 161. ISBN 9810226780.  

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