July 10, 1920|
San Francisco, California, USA
|Died||February 28, 2006
Berkeley, California, USA
|Institutions||Los Alamos National Laboratory|
|Alma mater||Dartmouth College
University of California, Berkeley
University of Chicago
|Doctoral advisor||Enrico Fermi|
|Doctoral students||John Huth|
|Known for||Particle physics|
|Notable awards||Nobel Prize in Physics, 1959|
The development of physics, like the development of any science, is a continuous one.
Each generation of scientists stands upon the shoulders of those who have gone before.
The whole structure of science gradually grows, but only as it is built upon a firm foundation of past research.