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Murray Gell-Mann (born September 15, 1929) is an American physicist who received the 1969 Nobel Prize in physics for his work on the theory of elementary particles.


MURRAY GELL-MANN (1929– ) won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1969 for “his contributions and discoveries concerning the classification of elementary particles and their interactions.” Gell-Mann was a postdoctoral research associate in 1951 and a visiting research professor from 1952-1953.


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